Difficult Times

April 21, 2014


I am sorry that I have not been posting on this blog but I have been going through some very difficult times lately.

My mother died. We were very close. In the last few years she did suffer from dementia, so I did have some time to prepare for her death, but it is still very hard.

I have found it difficult to find motivation for blogging. Lately I have found myself mostly reading lighthearted romance novels, but they are not the kind of books that I want to review. I just needed an escape.

Of course, then I feel guilty because I am not reviewing books!

I have also struggled with SAD -- Seasonal Affective Disorder. This winter has been just miserable, and it affected me very negatively. If it wasn't for my husband, I don't know what I would have done.

Now that the spring is here, I have begun writing again, and I have also begun reading more difficult literature lately.

I also have struggled to find a direction for this blog. I really do hope to write some book reviews soon, and I will also write about freelance writing. I am a writer in addition to being a great reader, and I want to write about both - writing and books.

See you soon!

2 comments:

  1. I am so terribly sorry for your loss. Any loss is devastating, but especially a loss of such a closed loved one, especially a mother. I hope that the new season will help you as you grieve and mourn. Maybe you can post stuff that you write so as to inspire you?

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    1. Thank you so much. I am going to post more writing in the future.

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