At some point in life I may have written about how bad I am at asking for help. After 498 posts it seems like I’ve written about everything and it gets harder and harder to dig through the crates for links. But in case I haven’t, let me tell you something about me. I have a tendency to bite off more than I can chew. I’m quick to raise my hand to say I’d love to do this and yes I’m available for that and sure I’ll be glad to help you with the other. And next thing you know I’m buried under a mountain of obligation and quietly imploding because I’m so overwhelmed.
I’m really great at obligating myself and really terrible at extricating myself from obligations. I don’t like to ask for help, I hate admitting that I can’t do something. An ostrich to the core, when I’m overwhelmed I just pretend that I’m not and hope that the situation will resolve itself. It doesn’t.
You guys know I’ve been getting my ass kicked by life. I know I’ve written about that. I have a job, a life, a blog, various and sundry issues I need to deal with, and a man to tend to (who knows the origin of that line?) and I just cannot keep up. I’m awesome, but not this awesome. And as much as I’d like something else to fall by the wayside (oh would that I could support myself without having to have a job), the blog is going to have to pay the price this time.
All of which is to say that I’m officially dropping down to three posts a week instead of five. For the foreseeable future I’ll be posting Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Fridays will still be nasty but Mondays won’t be just advice anymore since I think those posts are pretty much only interesting to the person who asked the question.
And because I am lazy, this letter counts as today’s post. But I’ll be back on Wednesday with something more substantial I promise.
I’m hoping that this change will make the posts better,
make you guys comment more get you all more engaged, and stop me from randomly missing posts as I have a tendency to do. But whatever you guys do on Tuesdays and Thursdays, don’t love it so much that you forget all about me okay? That would really break my heart.
See youse Wednesday,