***Update*** I’ve gotten some of the nicest, most sincere responses to this, and I appreciate every single one. I’ve tried to personally respond to each of them, but for some reason, WordPress is giving me issues and won’t accept all of them. If I haven’t replied to your comment personally, please know that I did read it and really, truly, appreciated it. Thank you to everyone who commented!
One of my favorite bloggers, Ez of Creature Comforts, just wrote this awesome post about her “real” life- not the one portrayed in every post. She’s not the only blogger talking about this reality – she even linked a huge list of other bloggers participating in the same challenge.
I’m going to try to participate, too. Here goes: