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I realize I have been gone for about 4 months

Not that I was around much before that XD

I realize I don't have a big following, and I'm okay with that lol, and that I post so infrequently that you never know when I'll be around. I feel I at least owe it to you, my friends, to explain what's been going on.

I have not drawn a single thing in over 4 months. Nothing at all.

So here's what's been going on:

March 17th, St. Patrick's day- I had to put my 9yr old dog to sleep. She got very sick very, very quickly and there wasn't anything we could do that would make her better. I was not going to let her suffer even though it truly broke my heart.

March, sometime in the last week- found out we were moving and had 1 week to pack up and move. We got most of our things packed in 1 week and were able to finish the rest later. Finally completely moved out after a month. Due to complications were not able to put the house on the market for 3 months. Have been throwing money at a mortgage and a lease.

Business-If you didnt' know already I have my own business. And in the last couple of months it has become a bit more busy, which is awesome, but less time for art and crafties.

Personal- I have been fighting a downward spiral since I had to make the decision to put my dog to sleep. I didn't realize it at first. I always forget I have people to talk to all around. I let it build up and build up and eventually there is nowhere to go but down. But I was finally able to get a lot off my chest and changes (awesome amazing changes) are going to start being put into place. Will I be less busy? No way. Will I be happier? Very much yes.

Other stuff- I did pick up crocheting, because Lord knows I need another hobby... [sarcasm]. The part about crochet that is amazing is that I can relax and it helps me to wind down from the stress.

I make no promises but I'm hoping that as things settle down in the next month or two that I can start getting back into my artwork.
Dracorum-Order Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
You've told me many of the things, and it's certainly a lot to handle all at once, especially the unexpected. Don't forget, I'm on Skype - you can always chat to me to vent.
dociledragon Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Its good to hear from you again. Take care of yourself. Of course I miss your artwork but I understand that other things come before art.
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