Saturday, April 9, 2011

HAWMC Day 9! Free Write


There is no real topic today other than 'Do what you wish with this day'. The suggestion was made to participate in Kendra's #stopselfhate initiative by writing a love letter to ourselves. Kendra is a wonderful advocate and I hope you will take a moment to check out her blog at VoiceInRecovery.com.

But while I am planing on taking her up on the challenge this month, today I want to reflect on the past 8 days of #hawmc. My New Year's Resolution had been to get back into blogging after I had kind of started to blog less and less at the end of last year. I did great at first but towards the end of my pregnancy and then with the addition of Mr K and getting back to work it became difficult again. #hawmc is affording me the option to not have to think for a while about what to blog about. That isn't to say that I'm not putting thought into what I am writing but at least I don't have to come up with an idea. And isn't the idea sometimes the hardest part of coming up with a blog post? At least for me it is.

It is fun to get out of the rhythm of doing nothing but 'normal' blog posts. I normally would not have thought about doing a haiku or acrostic. I don't think too many people have.

While i enjoy the change of pace I think what I am enjoying the most is reading everyone's posts. There are so many other health activists that I would never have known about had it not been for #hawmc. My favorite post so far has been the entry for Day 3 by Tales of SWAGing. It has it all, even Bacon cupcakes.

I have learned a lot reading other people's entries and I hope that other people have learned from me. There are still 21 challenges left and I can't wait to tackle them for myself and to learn more about other people.

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