I know I have been absent for some time. It is has been a combination of some serious life readjustments due to health issues, and during the down time caused by that trying to figure out what I can reasonably do and commit to with the podcast project. I still don’t have answers. I’m going much slower than I was before, and I am re-stacking my priorities. My youngest son has been diagnosed with the same genetic disorder I have, that I just found out about for myself. It has been a lot of life readjustments around here. I feel like my whole world has been turned upside down, and I’m focused on supporting my son, as I am sure he is feeling the same and facing this at a much younger age.
There are a lot of things I want to say, either via podcast or via blogging. But I am having a hard time getting from those ideas to a finished, polished end product. I listen to many other podcasts (on all sorts of topics), and most of them are rambling, unedited, unpolished, conversational and seemingly excluding the audience. I don’t want to produce podcasts like that, but I can definitely see the appeal in the vast reduction of time spent editing, researching, writing and recording. Originally I had a partner to do this podcast with, and we were going to talk back and forth. But that didn’t work out for her. I’ve also looked into hiring editors, but this is not a money making venture, and I simply don’t have capital to pay a staff. I’m not trying to present excuses by any means, just thinking out loud and trying to work through the issues here. I’ve had several folks message me and ask if the podcast is still going or coming back. Especially since I dropped off in the middle of a saga.
TL:DR: I’m still here. I’m hoping to somehow come back and produce content again for this podcast and blog. But I don’t yet know how to make that work with my new life situation.