In the words of our good friend, Quincy (of Little Einsteins fame):
I CANNOT BELIEVE IT!
Let me back up.
I have been having a no good, very bad week.
My depression was taking over at the beginning of the week. I combated it by writing about it, getting lots of love from you all, and then getting over myself by doing something for someone else.
Then I got the bad news that my cat was not doing well. He has been diagnosed with kidney failure. I can’t blog about that right now, but he is almost 17 and I have had him for more than half my life.
I just had a cloud over my head.
When that happens…clouds and falling into depression holes? I start to doubt myself. BIG TIME.
I start wondering if what I am doing here in this little corner of the blogasphere is just a bunch of whining.
And then…it was like the heaven’s opened and angels sang.
There, sitting in my inbox was an email from BlogHer telling me they would like to syndicate one of my posts.
I know you all tell me I’m good.
Cort tells me I am a lovely writer.
My MOM tells me she loves my writing.
But according to Cort, I do NOT give myself enough credit.
So yes, I was still shocked.
They are syndicating “She Taught Him to Dance” today.
It would mean so much to me if you would jog over there and sparkle my world…and drop me a line.
WAIT! if this wasn’t enough to leave me with a dumb, goofy smile on my face for a week? BlogHer randomly emailed me yesterday after my post for The Red Dress Club was put up and asked if they could use it tomorrow for Valentine’s Day.
People? I almost fell out of my chair.
Don’t worry. I will remind you again tomorrow. But people? From what I have heard? BlogHer doesn’t just FIND you and ask for your posts.
I may have peed a little bit. (do you hear that Rita and Melissa? You made me pee!)
Today I also wanted to let you in on a little change in operations here at Sluiter Nation.
Starting tomorrow I will no longer be participating in McFatty Mondays.
That doesn’t mean I am quitting my goal to lose the weight. I am still participating in Healthy Train, and I am still striving to make better choices. I am just not going to commit a whole day of blogging to it.
Instead Mondays are going to be my day to put up my post for The Red Dress Club Memoir prompt. The link up is on Tuesdays, but I want to continue Top Ten Tuesdays because it’s just fun…at least for me it is.
Speaking of Top Ten Tuesdays…this week is my Top Ten Wears. Yes, I have pictures of my most worn things in my closet. Look out.
So to recap:
I’m at BlogHer today.
I’m at BlogHer tomorrow.
I have fallen off my chair.
No more McFatty.
Top Ten Tuesday = stuff I wear.