It’s funny as things seemed to be going great for my blog weird things starts to happen. I finally got some time to check out my favorite blogs, engage and check out the latest happenings.
I’m shocked to learn that I’m no longer able to view my followers. I am not sure if anyone is still here. If you’re still around I’d appreciate it if you not only liked this post but also comment.
I’m just going to take this as an opportunity to start over. Life happens I guess. I have so many things planned out for this blog/website. I’m currently working on my logo and the whole look and feel of it. I’m excited and I can’t wait for you all to see it.
I’ve been thinking about changing my name to something different. I will still review books but, I also like to write about random none book-related things. This blog is of course my E-Diary.
How do you guys feel about musingsbyDee? I want to broaden my niche on this blogosphere. I’m pretty excited about it and I am looking forward to sharing more on my blog. I’ve already started by changing the username. In the coming days, I will be doing some more work on my blog. I’m trying to make a smooth transition so bare with me and I hope you’ll stick around.
Have you ever thought about changing your name? What was that like? How did it affect your blog?
I have been MIA. I have so much going on and so I took a little break. I was feeling overwhelmed. I am still reading “Home Before Dark” and I selected “Memorial” for my book of the month -November haven’t gotten that as yet.
So I just wanted to check in. Im okay. Just taking a mental break. I am seeing that I have 42 awesome people following my blog thank you so much for the support. For the person whom messaged me on IG (@deetheory) thank you so much for checking in. It means a lot.
I will be back for Blogmas. That’s something I’m super excited to participate in.
I don’t think we truly ever really grasp the phrase “live your life”… It’s 1:31 am just got up because I felt thirsty. I pick up my phone and decided to browse until I feel sleepy again. I go unto Twitter and before I could scroll to the end all I could see were people saying condolences, I can’t believe this , what about his wife and baby. Curiosity got the best of me and I did a quick search to find out that, one of the persons I interacted with on social media drowned today.
Shock, disbelief, and all the emotions you feel when you hear of death has triggered me. Now I’m up in bed thinking that this person I’ve never met is gone and his wife and 2 year old is without a husband and father. This man who would often take time out of his busy schedule to share with his many followers what you needed to know in the creative industry topped off with daily musings of his adorable daughter.
Not often am I triggered by the death of someone I have never met, but I’m left to think about how he often shared that we should live our lives to the fullest and not wait for tomorrow as it’s promised to no one. Whatever it is that you’re (myself included) thinking of doing to make your life worthwhile you should do it. Stop wasting time thinking about what-ifs, go out, and do that damn thing.
You see this man when he was 20 years old had this amazing idea that would change how people would engage in the creative industry, he met upon naysayers but that never stopped him from living his truest potential. He made it big by the age of 25. He’s now 34 years old. So young, still have so much to do and he never wasted any time listening to people who thought his dreams weren’t valid.
You only have one life, one you, so start somewhere do something. What will be your legacy? Don’t let people or your loved ones say “you know he/she wanted to do this but never got to or was too afraid to start”. Let the people we leave behind be comforted by the fact you did the unthinkable, you went after what you believed in and you were able to leave a mark.
Live your life, don’t wait until tomorrow, I know how scary the thought of doing something you’ve always wanted to do is but you have to just start. Do the thing that makes you scared. It’s ok if you fail but don’t stop and allow the negative to hold you back. Get up and brush yourself off and start again.
Lastly, in living your life hug the people that matter. Cherish your loved ones, don’t take for granted the people that matter. Especially in this time where most people are not able to visit, make that call you’ll be happy you did.
If you’ve read to the end of my ramblings, Thank you 😊, I appreciate it. Live your life….
I am an early riser on weekends. A fresh pot of coffee always put me in the mood to kick start my day.
Breakfast is usually Eggs 🍳, bacon 🥓 and toast 🍞.
✔Cleaning my apartment
✔ Bill Payments
The streets are always chaotic on a weekend, the malls are super busy and it’s funny I’m seeing Christmas decorations everywhere. I would love to get my gifts early this year.
Chores may vary dependent on the weather. I try my best to get as much done so that I can just relax for the rest of the day.
My favorite spot in the house is in my bedroom in my little chair by the window with my books in arms reach. This is where I spend most of the time until late at night. My books are keeping me sane these days and I’m happy I’ve started reading.