Journalist. Mother. Bunny enthusiast. Pop culture junkie.

Journalist. Mother. Bunny enthusiast. Pop culture junkie.

Friday, October 31, 2014

I'm back!

I think it has been a year since I left. Strange.

I knew I was going to resume blogging after the pregnancy, but I wasn't sure when or where. I spent months wondering if I should jump-start this blog or simply start a new one.

After all, I've changed completely since last fall. I'm not the same person. I've gone through an emotional and physical transformation. I guess having another human being ripped from your body will do that to you. I also just think I've been forced to grow up the past year.

But in the end, I decided starting a new blog would be too exhausting. All my friends are here. I don't want to confuse my readers. My posts aren't going to be much different. This isn't all of the sudden going to turn into a I'm-just-another-cool-mom blog where I post organic gluten-free recipes and conduct detailed reviews of strollers. Well, maybe I would do a stroller review. If the stroller was free. (I'm still poor.)

Anyway, it just makes sense to stay.

I actually went back and read every single one of my previous posts. That's five years worth of blogging. Talk about cringe-worthy. It was like going back and reading my middle school diary. Lets just say stuff that happened in 2009 needs to stay in 2009, amiright?

I also categorized most of my posts (which you can view on my sidebar), so it's easier navigate in case you're looking for something specific. Another reason I decided to stay was because during my absence, I still had a lot of people commenting on old posts or stumbling across my blog by accident. It's eye-opening to realize something I wrote three years ago still touches people today.

Before I sign out for the night, I want to tell you about my son. He was born in July and his name is Neill. He's super cute and he likes to giggle when I say any word that starts with "p" like "pumpkin" or "poop." For some reason, he thinks it's hilarious, so I roll with it.

I debated about posting a photo of him here (I recently came across a story about creepy instagram trolls who steal photos of babies off blogs and pretend its theirs). But, you know what, screw them. I have hundreds of photos of Neill, so I'll let the internet have one.

That's my baby. He's going to be four months old in a week! Where does time go?!


A•Mused said...

I've been holding my breath for a LONG time patiently waiting, hoping that you'd return when you were ready. I'm so glad that you're back Jen! I've missed your posts, as I am sure many here have.

Of course I'm special in that I got to see photos of handsome Neill quite soon after he was born :) I have your announcement hanging on my fridge.

Welcome back.

Phil said...

ohhh so cute :)

Barry said...

In a way this is kind of like coming home. I Know Right grew very familiar to me over the past five years. And while things in 2009 should perhaps stay there, it's when I first stumbled upon you and when I immediately realized you were someone I wanted to know.

So good to see you back here.

David Macaulay said...

well glad to see you back - maybe you can make it a mommy blog lol

Tanvi Rastogi said...

Welcome back! You've been missed.

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Kizzy Von Doll said...

Glad to see you back doll, I hope it gives you a little space for yourself :)) Your son is adorable, so sweet :))) xx

Dayle said...

You're a beautiful, funny, wonderful person Jen & I'm glad you're back.
PS: That little boy is such a doll!

Jillian said...

Oh, you're back! I've missed your blog posts. Your son is absolutely adorable. Congratulations, Jen.

Dina's Days said...

Welcome back! The internet is a much better place now.

Anonymous said...

Yayyyy you are back! You will never know how much it means to me.

Anonymous said...

You are a fierce mom! Keep doing it!

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