Monday, October 3, 2011

I took the Plunge

Thanks to three of the most challenging years of my life, culminating with my 9 month old son’s open heart surgery, I have decided to take the plunge into the world of blogging.  Why you ask?  Like I don’t already have enough to fill my days.  Well, as most of you know, we created a Caring Bridge site to chronicle EIV’s journey to fix his heart.  I discovered blogging on the CB sight was fun.  It allowed me to express my happiness and joys, and work through my frustrations and confusion (a.k.a. free therapy).  It was also an incredible way to share the story of my family.  On top of all of that…it was ADDICTIVE!  I couldn’t stay away from the CB site for long; either to post or read who had visited.  It so much fun!!  So my crazy mind said…. “I certainly can’t let all of this fun end….why don’t I take on another project….I mean something has to fill the time left open since EIV’s heart is fixed”….HA!!!  Ya, I know…I’m Crazy!!

Ok…so what’s up with the name??  You may have heard the saying “My Cup Runneth Over”.  I totally stole it from the movie Hope Floats.  It is   a quotation from the Hebrew Bible (Psalm 23:5) and means "I have more than enough for my needs".  Although interpretations and usages may vary, for me, it means that my cup is overflowing with blessings, love, happiness, security and joy.   With that I decided to put a little spin on the saying….since I have spent the last four months focusing on EIV’s heart….to “My Heart Runneth Over”.

While I will always try to put a positive spin on the saying “My Heart Runneth Over”, let’s not forget that as a woman, wife, working mother, friend, co-worker, neighbor, sister, daughter, etc etc….sometimes my heart is ‘runneth over’ with stress, craziness, disappointment and sadness.  Hopefully that will lead to some interesting and ‘real-life’ posts. 

Oh, we will see where this journey takes us. Don’t know if the blog’s focus will be on my family, my spin on life, or something I haven’t thought of yet.  Hopefully it will be fun and with any luck I won’t lose you along the way. I don’t know exactly what I want to accomplish from this quite yet.  Come along for the ride…it could be fun!!!

Coming Soon:  A little more about me.


Jamie said...

Katie was my inspiration and have been doing it since before F's birth. Loving the look, I need to do some site construction, but finding time is challenging. Check out ours if you'd like.

Katie said...

Hmmmmm...what else can I get you girls to do? Welcome to the twisted world of blogging!
P.S. I am able to leave comments now, but not with my Google i.d. Blogger does strange stuff sometimes.