A Dark, Dark Place

I’m not sure if anyone still visits this space, but over the past few days, I have been feeling that I really need to explain my extremely long absence and silence on this blog.

It’s funny how blogging and social networking always brings out the happy in people.  All of the other stuff is usually shoved into the unspoken box.  I am guilty of the same thing.  Of course, life has its own bumps and curves mixed with the happy.  And, when the bumps and curves suddenly hurtled our family down a steep emotional cliff, it was like I didn’t have anything left to say because all that was left was an overwhelming void.  We are so grateful, that the worst has passed.  For the first time I really understood the true meaning of Life.Lemons.Lemonade.

Yesterday, I picked up my knitting again after weeks and the familiar movement of twisting yarn into a series of intertwined knots was like chicken soup :: warm, comforting, healing.

I can spy bright skies ahead

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18 Responses to A Dark, Dark Place

  1. Lorraine says:

    We are all still here. it is wonderful to hear from you, and I am sending you love, hugs and best wishes from England. – Lorraine x ((( )))

  2. mazhalai says:

    im missed you. welcome back and hugs!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. mazhalai says:

    grr!! i can’t spell. i meant I’ve not I’m!!

  4. Kelly says:

    Sorry to hear your fam is going through a crappy time. I hope your knitting is filling a little bit of that void.
    Now get your arms open cause there`s a big giant hug heading your way…. here it comes…. get ready….. ****HUUUUUUGGGGGGG***

  5. Siga says:

    Hope you’re better now. Looking forward to seeing more of you again.

  6. Pearlin J says:

    Hope things are getting better now. Sending you all the best wishes Preeti ((hugs))

  7. Melissa says:

    I was just thinking of you and this space yesterday – so glad to see that you stopped by!

  8. Jocelyn says:

    You are missed, my friend. Have your ears not been burning all this time? The Amiras miss you too. Sorry to hear about what your family has gone through but you know what they say: this too shall pass.

    If there is anything I could do to help at all, you know where to find me.

    Glad to hear from you. (((hugs)))

  9. Oh! I know how you feel,Preeti. every family goes through this at some point or other. only, you’ll come out stronger than when you entered the darkness. Hope things are better now for you guys.. take care.


  10. Swapna says:

    I still read! I hope things get better soon for you, whatever it is you’re going through. Your photographs are still the best!

  11. Maya says:

    I think I know just what you mean! And you are so right about how blogs often only portray the happy in people! Glad to know you are still blogging, and most importantly knitting : )

  12. affiknity says:

    I have your blog on my feed reader, so I never miss anything that happens here. Sorry to hear you all went through a bad phase. Hope it wasn’t anything terrible. Also glad it passed. Here is a virtual hug from me. Welcome back.

  13. Bobbie in AK says:

    Glad you are back!

  14. Rain says:

    Preeti!!! What happened! Are you okay? Big big hugs to you! Hope to hear from you soon.

  15. knitnkanmani says:

    hey dear ppp
    i saw the post just now , I was busy and did not check out your blog at 😦

    ur truly a very kind wonderful person and I hope you pass over this soon.
    Meanwhile hope you email me

  16. kavisagi says:

    So true Preeti. My prayers your way. Haven’t been visitng blogs for sometime, was sad to see this post from you. Hope things are alright.

  17. Yasmin says:

    good to see you back ! Was wondering that your blogging is slow ….but I figured that it must be a busy time. I hope things looks up soon for you and your family. Please know that you are in my prayers and good wishes, Preeti. If you ever need to talk or just vent, I’m here.
    Hugs ,
    P.S. Good thing that you are back into knitting …it gives peace to the heart !

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