Saturday, February 11, 2012

The People Have Spoken



You want me back! I'm flattered. I didn't even realize how long I had been gone. Life has been crazy...like really crazy..like Christmas crazy on 'roids times five. I haven't even been watching the Bachelor..that is how crazy my life has been. I miss the Bachelor. Should I be watching?

My divorce became final while I was on my girls' trip with my mom and Sammie. It was bittersweet news. I cried but I also felt relieved. The next chapter of my life can begin. The big announcement is I have started dating. And it has taken over my life. This really is a post for another day because there has been some hilarious stuff and sad stuff and dating is a completely different animal the second time around..especially in your thirties with kids, and all the technology (think texting, messaging, facebook). It takes a lot of emotional energy and time but it is a lot of fun. That post is coming. Get excited!

But mostly, I am just trying to be a good mom, dragging my trash to the gym, dealing with divorce odds and ends like getting the utilities changed over to my name (just little pain in the butt stuff), making time for friends and family, churchy stuff, and making dinner here and there (Thank Heavens for fast food!)

But I haven't given up on the blog (or your blogs!) I need to get back in. I am always writing blog posts in my head but never get around to doing them..like am I the only one who is completely sad about Heidi Klum and Seal?



I have always wondered how they ended up together but they seemed totally real and in love. I always take celebrity divorces hard. I should learn..but I never do...I am still trying to come to terms with Nick and Jessica!

So don't give up on me! I have some really fun stuff coming down the pike. My friend's dad owns all the Corner Bakery's in SLC and I am going to be doing a really cool giveaway for him! And I have another give-away in the works...maybe something I have done in the past...we'll see. Check back soon!

24 comments:

SewSara said...

Oh man, can't wait to hear about the dating stuff. I would have NO game if I had to jump back in right now. I'm sure you're a hot ticket item though :)

Glad to see a post from you!

Jill said...

Great Scott, you're dating?! I can't even imagine the horror of that, but I suppose when you're cute, stylish and oh so fun it must not be nearly as bad. My sister is dating now too and it freaks me out.

You sound like you're doing well and I'm so glad of that.

I'm sad about Heidi and Seal, especially with so many kids involved.

alexandra said...

I have been thinking a lot about you and looking forward to an update. I am glad to hear that the finalization of your divorce brought some relief to you. I love that you are already dating again. I have come up with a little list of eligible bachelors for you but they are all here in the east. I can't wait to read about your dating experiences and hope there are not too many like your friend Heather's, even though hers were so funny and brought such joy into my day.

alexandra said...

Oh, the Heidi and Seal divorce. I am still reeling that they were ever together.

Kimmie said...

ahhh,Brookie! I'm so excited and happy about the dating....CANNOT wait to hear the stories! i bet you have some good ones. wish we were all back in jamestown 12 gettin' the low down together!

Elizabeth said...

I am so glad you found 5 mins to blog. I missed ya... and I realised how much I think about you (creepy no?)
D and I went away for 4 days and the whole time I was WWBD (What Would Brooke Do). I forgot my suck in knickers for the big party ... WWBD? I needed a nail polish colour to go with my outfit - WWBD.

I am stoked to hear you are dating and I echo the sentiment that you would be a huge hot ticket item in the dating game :-)

Lastly I am pimping my blog again (unattractive no?) I am down to 2 readers (hello Greg and Em) and since they are both your friends I thought I would throw it open again. If any one wants an invite its bearlulubrooks@yahoo.com.au

I know I have no shame.

See you
Ex

Lanea Sampson said...

Am I just a weird, old woman to be looking forward to reading your and Ashley's blogs????(I don't think that sentence is grammatically correct, but I can't figure out how to say it!) Anyway, I'm glad you're BAAAAACK!

Elizabeth said...

oops and The Mostess ... Hello Kaari!

Liz said...

I'm proud of you dating....I have nightmares about that. You shouldn't, though. You are a super catch and gorgeous to boot. Fun to see you yesterday....I'm dying for dating details.

Laura B. said...

OMG. I am SO glad you are back. I get that Blogging is a dying breed, but I need to hear more from you.
I too, am still distraught over Nick and Jessica so you can imagine the devastation over Heal. Tragic.

Bachelor is awful this season. It's the biggest train wreck I've ever seen and he totally deserves it. It's almost enough to make me go back to blogging just so I can share my opinions with the world.

I cannot wait to hear about dating. I hope you have some gems of stories to tell!

xoxo

Ashley said...

Am I the only one who doesn't think dating sounds horrible? (Is Tyler reading this--it's not what you think.) Maybe I've just heard enough from you to know that there really are some great guys out there--the well is not dry!!!

Glad you posted again.

LAURA said...

so glad to hear that you are doing good, I've been excited for an update :). Can't wait to hear your dating stories.

D-dawg said...

yay for a post! And I am also still heartbroken over nick and jessica. can't wait to hear about dating....!

Ashley H. said...

Yes, you need to be watching The Bachelor!

Dave, Laura, Maggie and Chloe said...

Ok, so I never comment, I'm just a blog stalker. I really miss your Bachelor posts, I have had hopes of one day attending your 'Final Rose Party'. I'm glad you are back and I'm excited to read about the new chapter in your life.

gwen said...

I second Kimmie...maybe we could recreate a Jamestown 12 night, get all the "lovely ladies" (aka Pillars of strength and beauty) together, and you could give us all the lowdown! Sure love you Brookie! :-)

Jack's Mama said...

Blog reader here-I thought something/someone was missing from my usual mommy blog rotation! My summer/fall was super crazy I finally had some peace once January came around. I can't imagine continued craziness!
Congrats on dating! Majority of my friends are still dating, I suck at giving them advice.
And um yes I am still confused about Nick and Jessica...especially now she is pregnant and not married, which is no big deal but like different then the nick/jessica days, so what happened?
Heidi and Seal ALWAYS confused me too, but i was like so confused w/them i thought for sure they were the exception to the hollywood rule and would not break up, but they proved me wrong.
Thanks for your blog, take care super mom!

Jack's Mama said...

I just said like way too much, and I love the crazy mom image in your post too

Sarah said...

Glad your back! I've missed you too. : )

Amy M. said...

DYING to hear the latest dating news! You better be at GN on Thursday to spill it! I'm excited for you.

Heather said...

I am still in shock that you are excited about dating. Am I the only one that goes on weird dates... and has been going on weird dates for the last nearly 20 years? Gasp... I've been in the dating world for almost 20 years...

Megan said...

I have missed you! I was wondering if you're okay so I'm glad you're back. Don't do that to us again.

Dating! Yikes! I'm living vicariously through my babysitter these days so now I have you to entertain me, too!

Linde said...

I can't wait to hear the dating stories either! They can be sooo interesting!!

Stephanie said...

Well, you are definitely missing the drama on Bachelor--I'm sooo missing your posts right now! I would love to hear what you have to say about Courtney, aka the "model." She is so full of herself it's amazing! She put a spell on Ben! The only thing that I can say to describe the effect she has on Ben is think Ursula from the Little Mermaid, when she sings with Ariel's stolen voice! All the girl are trying to warn Ben about her and he even pulls her aside to question her right before the rose ceremony. A few of the girls were getting a little hopeful thinking he would be sending her home, but then, shock of all shocks, he questions her and she just spouts out nothings and he is won over again. Kind of like when Ursula is talking to Prince Eric, who just nods in a trance. Seriously?! Wake up stupid!! ;) haha

Wish you were watching it! I don't think it's too late to witness Courtney's inflated ego. I would love to hook her up with Bentley!