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When Life Has Other Plans…

As usual, it’s humbling to be reminded that none of us control the universe. Sometimes things happen that halt us, choking, in our tracks. One of the worst things about blogging is that it shows exactly where and when we falter and fall.

A family crisis struck last week and it’s going to take me a while to recover from.

In the meantime, let me show you the world through some other writers and photographers who roam across the globe.

I hope you’ll wait for me.

Because I will be back.

20 Responses to When Life Has Other Plans…

  1. Simon August 12, 2012 at 4:01 pm #

    Dear Abi, I’m so sorry to read about that. I’ll miss your wonderful writing and awesome stories but no worries, we’ll all be waiting for you.
    Take care,

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 1:29 pm #

      Thank you

  2. Dalene August 12, 2012 at 4:36 pm #

    I was just thinking about you this morning, missing your updates.

    Take care of you and your family. We’ll all still be here.

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 1:39 pm #

      Thank you. I remember that personal post on your site and think: well, if you two managed to pull through that then I will come through this eventually too.

  3. Kirsten Alana August 13, 2012 at 5:45 pm #

    We’ll still be here. Hope you are ok and that this time produces good things, fixes things or people that are broken.

    Much love. xx

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 1:39 pm #

      Thank you – hugely appreciated.

  4. Jenna August 15, 2012 at 7:43 am #

    I wrote about something similar to this a couple of years ago. In fact, I took quite a few months off during which I didn’t care at all about anything except taking care of what needed to be done. Don’t worry–take all the time you feel that you need, and we will all be waiting for your return when you are ready.

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 1:40 pm #

      Thank you.

      I wish I could have read that post – but I completely understand your reasons for removing it.

  5. Linda August 16, 2012 at 1:58 pm #

    So sorry. I hope you’re okay, and that time heals the problems. Of course we will be waiting.

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 2:16 pm #

      Thank you – and thank you for coming back!

  6. mariana August 16, 2012 at 6:11 pm #

    So sorry…I’m somehow going through something too (medical) with a close friend. I’m a MD also and these things get you thinking a lot more than usual… It’s quite tough, confusing, frustrating and sad. You take your time to do whatever you need, recover up, rest, take it all out, be with your people. We’ll be here as well. I’ll do the same :(

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 2:19 pm #

      Wise words – and true ones.

      Thank you for your support – I am sorry to hear about your news and hope that things are going as well as they can. I hope they are getting better but, of course, understand that that isn’t always possible.Take care – and thank you for your message.

  7. Hogga August 17, 2012 at 4:38 pm #

    Hope all is well! You’re in my thoughts!

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 2:20 pm #

      It’s so nice to read comments like this here. Thank you.

  8. JoAnna August 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm #

    Wishing you and your family the best.

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 2:20 pm #

      Thanks JoAnna

  9. Lash August 28, 2012 at 6:18 am #

    I’m very sorry to hear that, Abi. I hope everyone can recover as quickly and painlessly as possible.

    I’ll definitely be waiting for your return! :)
    hug, cheers, Lash

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

      Thank you – and thanks for coming back!

  10. Lola August 28, 2012 at 10:33 pm #

    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers Abi

    • Abi October 13, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

      Thank you Lola. I hope all is well with you.