Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Hi guys. I guess it's true what they say about absence making the heart grow fonder. I've missed you guys. True, I have been able to keep up with many of you via facebook, which is my favorite time consumer, but sometimes, it's not the same as blogging. I can't seem to fit all my thoughts, feelings and emotions into that tiny little status bar. Nor would the facebook world want to hear about it all. I may get booed offstage. However, I've been tossing the idea around of coming back and joining you. Maybe not as often as before, but maybe I'll chime in a little more often than I have since the summer. Maybe, I still have some readers out there somewhere? Anyone out there?

And maybe I should get myself re-establshed a little before I poll you on this, but time is running out and I am really confused about the right thing to do. Who of you are planning to vaccinate either yourselves or your children against H1N1? The school will be having a mass flu clinic on Dec 1st and 2nd, and I truly have some mixed emotions about the flu shot and especially the H1N1 vaccine. Are you going to do it? Please tell me why or why not. And what if your immune system were a little weakend by a 10 day run with the varicella virus? My Little Ann has been out of school since last Monday with the worst case of Chicken Pox I think I have ever seen. I thought it was never going to end.

Looking forward to seeing how many of you are still out there, and even more anxious to hear your comments on the vaccine! I've missed you!


Aubs said...

hi!! i've just gotten back to my blog after a few month hiatus too!

we did seasonal flu shots (which we do every year) but not the H1N1. I am just uncomfortable with the new-ness of the h1n1, so we decided we will roll the dice. Its so hard to know what is the right thing to do...w/ an asthmatic son i have gone round and round about it but the decision i am most comfortable with is not getting it. I know that probably doesn't help AT ALL but thats where i'm at with it!

So glad to see you thinking about coming back! I love facebook! and my newer fun is twitter...i'm loving it too!

cmbbyrd said...

I'm still here. Glad you posted. I can't believe how bad Katie's chicken pox have been! Wow - poor girl. Keep blogging!

April said...

We, too, have all gotten the seasonal flu shots and have done so for a number of years. As for the H1N1, my gut feeling is telling me to pass on it at this time. Just seems that more information about it needs to come out. So glad you're back...even if it's only for a little while!

Laurin R. Pearce said...

Hey lady! Yes I am still reading. So sorry to hear about your little one with the chicken pox! Hope she's feeling less itchy! As for the flu shots, I did get the seasonal flu shot but passed on the h1n1 because it is so new and there isn't enough information for me to feel comfortable. At this point I feel like my gut (like Liz) is telling me "nope, don't do it right now." Hope that helps some!