I have things to do which require me to take a leave of absence. Will you please save a corner of your heart - just a tiny one - for when I hope to be back again - someday.
that isn't a picture of some lovely
Valentine's treat for you to share with your
loved ones this weekend.
It's my broken heart.
I had a scrumptious recipe ready to go and
was in the process of taking photos when
I got an answer to a question that's been
hounding me for quite some time.
Actually, I got a scary wake up call
yesterday morning - which led to the inevitable
answer to that question.
I stepped on the scale.
I'm not talking "oh you could lose
a couple pounds"stuff.
I'm talking "no wonder your body is
in so much pain and you can't even
get down on the floor - or beach - and play
with your grandkids" stuff.
I've been questioning for awhile now just
how smart it is to have a food blog
while I struggle so much with weight.
And yesterday I got a clear answer.
"Girl, you need to get yourself under control
if you want to continue doing this."
You see, to do a food blog, you are
CONSTANTLY thinking about food
and how to make something even more
delicious and appealing.
Then you have to make that dish over and over again.
I admit that much goes to friends and neighbors, but
I have to taste it as well.
And I have a hard time stopping sometimes.
But the work behind a blog has also proved
There are deadlines I have to meet.
And, often, if I'm in a pinch,
I will sacrifice my workout time so that I can
get the post out on time.
The few people I told about my decision asked if
I would consider doing a blog of healthy food instead.
Right now, I think I just need the time to focus on
my lifestyle in general.
So, it's with great sadness that I say
"so long, for now, dear friends."
If, along my journey I come across something
that is earth shatteringly healthy and good
I might just pop on to say hello.
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