Tuesday, October 26, 2010

i'm back! [kinda]

and I have a pretty good reason for dropping off the radar:

I had a kid.

Yeah, what the fuck, right? Errol was born two Mondays ago, and he's doing well. If you'll look at the post 2 prior to this one, I mention that I was sick-- turned out it was morning sickness. Haha very funny, life! (And when Jim asked if I was trapped under something heavy, pretty much, yeah :p

And then my computer broke, and I didn't have a computer all summer while I was living in the Middle of Nowhere, PA, and everything was hectic, what with 3 separate moves and the whole life milestone changey changes thing, and it kind of all came down to a sort of pre-maternity leave.

So where am I now? I am living with my husband (he had to make an honest woman out of me) in Atwater Village, CA. We left New York (for reasons this guy will explain and the bedbug epidemic & because J. is getting his PhD at USC) and are settled in here. I have never been so tired in all my life. Like this: once in college I pulled an all-nighter cramming for a final, then did not sleep the next day and then the next night took a wacky substance that then kept me up all night the next night into the afternoon-- so that's, what, 48 hours with no sleep? I've been more tired than that and then some everyday for the past 2 weeks (and I'm sure anyone who has a kid is going DUH, b). I've also discovered that it's hard to type one-handed while holding a kid in the other, or rather, discovered that I've been trying to do it more often than I expected, so posting is probably going to be short & sweet. But I realized how much I missed this place and all of you, because let's face it, I've been doing this for too long & have met too many awesome people, so I'm going to do my best to keep it consistent. I've been reading a lot and watching a lot of things and just want to get back to sharing my thoughts with you guys.

I'm also having my first Guinness in 9 months. So right now, life is pretty fucking good.

I hope the summer treated you all well, and I'll be seeing you around!

xoxo b


ken said...

Oh b, I'm so happy for you...he's such a beautiful baby :)
I can't tell you how much you've been missed around here, I'm so glad you're back!!

Jim said...

Aye, well that's a good excuse for doing a vanishing act!
I'm glad you weren't eaten by tigers or something.
Oh and congrats of course!

Nazz Nomad said...

Mazel Tov!!!!!!!!!

b said...

thanks guys :) I've missed yall!!

King AdBeck said...

Congratulations on your bundle o' joy! Pure awesomeness! Don't worry, the sleepless nights don't last forever. I remember when my son was born, and everybody kept telling me things like, "Don't worry, he just needs to find his schedule." Meanwhile the bags under my eyes had their own carry-ons. Anyway, it's all worth it. Good to have you back!

b said...

haha, oh yeah, they're carry-ons and i'm being charged for them :p

but thanks for the encouraging words-- it does help to see people with kids and think, see? they survived.


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