I thought I would end the month of August with a true ramble.
The end of the summer is almost here (though I know it’s over for some already with school starting). I’m definitely going to be spending today and this weekend wrapping up the little projects that I set out to do this summer (because I’m a total procrastinator of late).
I’m in this weird stretch between trying to find the motivation to finish the summer projects and looking ahead to new goals for the fall. By the way, totally doing the seasonal goals again. I really loved the flexibility doing goals over three months had versus the “one month at a time” angle. It was just big enough to fit larger or longer goals into, but small enough that I wasn’t overwhelmed or burnt out by the end.
However, I am going to be pulling back a bit on the blog. No, I’m not going anywhere. I just have upcoming projects that are pulling my focus. September is going to be a big month for raising Alzheimer Awareness (our 8th walk is that month). October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, so I’m already brainstorming some things for that. And of course, November is a big month of loss for me, so I’m pressing into that already. It’s so weird that the last four months of the year are so insane for me.
I will still be writing throughout the week, just not every day. And if I know myself, there will be a consistency and a rhythm. I can’t function without rhythm and ritual, and the fall is no different. I’m already itching to pull out fall decor and candles. And drink my pumpkin spice latte and do all those little things that everyone else does, too.
This summer was one of those roller-coaster seasons. And every time I got a negative pregnancy test, my heart sank to the pit of my stomach. But it wasn’t all sadness and sorrow. My birthday was in June. I got a new niece in July (and Michael’s birthday, of course). And August was filled with more birthdays to celebrate. There really are silver linings to every dark cloud.
It’s been a good summer. But I’m ready for it to be over. I’m ready for the fall and whatever adventures are going to come my way. Hope you all have a great weekend!