It was time to change the look of my blog. The old theme I had is very popular, but, I decided it was a bit too formal to fit my personality. I needed something that would look like me.
I love the ocean. I always have. My first date with Maurice was on the beach where we laid in the sand and talked for hours. The ocean also brings me solace. During the time When my doctors and I were trying to find the right meds, my bipolar was out of control. I was manic, then depressed, then manic, then depressed. Switching back and fourth in wild cycles. It was then that sitting on the beach with Maurice, watching the pelicans fly were the only times that my mind wasn’t racing. I was able to concentrate. I was able to have a coherent conversation.
I’ve lost 90 pounds since I started this blog. I give the beach much of the credit for that. When I was able I would walk along the strand for several hours nearly every day. These days my schedule is a little more full, but I try to have my beach walk two or three times a week.
So the change in layout brings the beauty and serenity of the beach to my blog. The picture of the lifeguard station on the beach, the picture of me standing on the cliffs above the ocean, the beach wood background all reflect the great joy in my life – the ocean. I hope you enjoy the new look as much as I do.
If you’d like to learn more about my love of the ocean, I wrote a series of posts in February that goes much more in depth about it. If you’re interested, you can find the first post of the series HERE.