I Lost My Fabulous.

I don't know how it happened.

That's not true. I do. I guess I don't know the exact moment. Sometime, in the middle of working, tending to family, volunteering, socializing, dealing with friendship dynamics, family dynamics, dealing with minor crises, dealing with major crises, dealing with people with bad attitudes, hearing unkind words, financial issues and just bad juju.....

I lost my fabulous.

I didn't think I had really lost it all together. Even amidst emotionally devastating happenings I was able to still bounce back a little. Go out to dinner. Put on the Lilly Pulitzer....

But then my heart was broken. My dreams were dashed. Things got worse. And soon, looking around and then looking in the mirror. I realized: I lost my fabulous.

You may think this is funny coming from One Fabulous Mom. And truthfully I started this blog because I was feeling less than Fabulous and wanted to get it back.

But things have piled up too big to ignore. And my heart is broken. So friends, no more fabulous. And I have to face it. After all the definition of crisis is: a difficult or dangerous situation that needs serious attention. And so, this does.

I'm hoping I can get it back. Right now I have no clue how. But since I know some if you are in the same boat...I'll keep you posted. I'll take you on my journey. And if you have lost your fabulous you are not alone. And if you are getting it back I applaud you. And if you never lost it, trust me one day you will.

So let's do this together. Join me on my journey  Find My Fabulous. Stay tuned...



8 comments:

Cole said...

The past year and a half or so have been rough. My fabulous...it almost feels like it never existed. I'm sorry you lost yours too. I know you can get it back!!!

The Morrows said...

I am with you....it is so easy to feel a lot less than fabulous in your role as a mommy, especially when there are so many other things you have to get done besides your many tasks as mom.
I guess my fabulous just looks different now. I don't see it when I look at myself, but I see it when I look at my kids. Even when they are far from perfect, their needs are met and they know I love them. And, there are plenty kids who can't say that. So, I will choose to see them as my fabulous :)

JR Mazur said...

Do something new with yourself, try taking a few minutes to meditate, sign up for an online class (I highly recommend MindBodyGreen for that)…I found my sparkle again by making small changes in my life and I hope to pass on the glow!

KatiePerk said...

I am thinking of you! You are still fabulous in my book!!

Meg said...

I found your blog 3 or so years ago. I have kids your kids ages and found it fun to pop over once a week to see what was going on across the country. I am not a blogger but wanted to say I've gotten a lot of pleasure from your blog. I am sorry you are going through a hard time. I wish you well.

3 Peanuts said...

I am so sorry. I had no idea you were going through a hard time. Thinking of you. You mentioned a post or two back that you are good at bouncing back from things. It sounds like this is a biggie but I have no doubt you will be fabulous again!!

xo,
Kim

Bella Michelle said...

I can relate as my fabulous has seemed to up and relocated. I think this is probably even the first time I have read blogs in so long I don't remember when because it just hurt too much. My life dissolved and everyone else's continued on...their families grew, houses became more beautiful, clothes more wonderful...it was just too much.

So yes, I will read your journey of finding your fabulous; and just maybe, I will find a bit of mine as well.

Dallas smit said...

Loss of merit, no points in favor...to lose or forget..."Mommies never change, only situations",we are the soul of understanding to our young we will always continue..,.You are fabulous! What a beautiful site...,