So Now What?

It’s almost the end of September. My birthday is a few weeks away, and as we ramp up to another busy fall season around the world for #DoTheDaniel, I’m also in the midst of a very difficult personal transition. You’ll remember that earlier this year, I decided to announce that I was stepping down from the blog. In my mind and heart, it felt like the right thing to do at the time. I wanted it to be the most grand gesture I could offer my current situation in hopes that it would change it. Or at least remind those involved that nothing is more important to me. (For the record, I still believe this very much.) Unfortunately, it did not, and yesterday I announced that I have changed my mind. I am human and I am allowed to do this after all. I will not be leaving the blog and I will not give up on my dreams in hopes of forcing someone to feel something that they no longer feel. In the midst of it all, I also seemed to have lost my inspiration to write over the last few weeks. So to say I have felt overwhelmed and emotional would be an understatement. Some days, it’s takes everything in me to not break down and cry in very public settings. Because although I believe that life provides you with the lessons you need when you need them, I’ve come to a point where I don’t know how much more I can take emotionally. Continue reading “So Now What?”