August 28, 2011

Apparently, I've become TOO much of a hermit....

As you know, I've pretty much been a hermit this past year or so.....what can I say? I've been...a bit preoccupied, you might say....

Well, one crafty girlfriend had the nerve to have her son's birthday party today.  She knew I wouldn't deny her son!  How dare she give birth two years ago today to the cutest little guy ever (besides Man-Child, of course).

When we walked into the house, she grabbed me into a tight embrace and then pulled me into the nearest bathroom.  Where she hugged me tight.  She wouldn't let go and began to cry.

Which, of course, made me cry.  (Fabulous entrance into a party wouldn't you say, with tear-swollen eyes?  Luckily, the honoree didn't notice; as he was too busy bouncing off the walls from the excitement of it all).

Between that welcome; another comment recently made from another dear friend and Man-Child's constant checking on me tonight during the party, I'm thinking I might need to venture out into the world a bit more.

Apparently, people are beginning to worry.

*I* think I'm okay.  And you think I'm okay (right??  You do think I'm okay?  If you don't, please don't say so aloud - because seriously? I don't need to worry about anything else just now.  Tell me later that you were worried - after everything else is squared away.  THEN?  Then, I can deal with it; but not now.) So what are they so worried about?

I'm fine.  Really.

Now, how to let them know that I'm really okay.....


  1. Why are they so worried? Am I missing the obvious? Just because you are doing... what?

  2. Ummm, when you hide away and avoid phone calls, are they supposed to think everything is peachy? They would assume something is wrong, or that you are mad at them. You know I luv ya, but you DID say in an earlier post that you were avoiding people.

  3. I don't know if it's a "stage" I'm going through, or what...but I've been quite a hermit the past year or so too. I'm used to love to socialize. We used to have parties and impromptu dinner parties all the time. But just seems like too much work. Partly, I think, it's because the kids seem to require more energy and more of my time now that they are teenagers than they did when they were younger (which seems kind of backwards, doesn't it?) I don't know what it is, but I sympathize with you.

    And, by the way, I think you're MORE than OK!

  4. I get that way sometimes, I'm sorta, kinda there now. It's not a bad thing.

  5. Well *I* think you're ok too. And if you started going out of doors for all kinds of social functions, when would you blog? :) I do hope you're ok, and this isn't your cry for help! I adore you!

  6. You sound OK to me, I don't go out much, can't be bothered most of the time, its an age thing, no energy to get ready.

  7. If someone pulled me into the bathroom to hug me, I would never, ever leave the house again. That would freak me out big time. But... I think this might just be me.

  8. You seem fine to me, but I like hermits.

  9. Wow. Maybe you were just overly social before so now they don't know how to deal.

  10. We could make you a TShirt!


  11. Oh Gigi we are so much a like! I love being a hermit!


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