Monday, June 10, 2013

Disconnecting to Reconnect!

Hey everyone...

I hope this day finds you well!

I know it finds me looking for a little break and, a little...


No...not that kind!

What do I mean exactly?

As I've been doing a lot of self-reflection lately...

I've decided that I need to disconnect myself a little bit in order to reconnect with, well...


Over the past little while...

I've been thinking more and more about my need to step back and...

Focus more on living, being & doing! (More rather than less!)

As I realize I do do a lot...

I also realize that...

I'm not doing enough on the spiritual side of things! (Simply living in the moment and focusing on the now rather than the next!)

As much as I love being connected  (I really do!)...

To my phone and all forms of electronics!

I need to disconnect!(Plain and simple! I know I've talked about this before but I just don't think I've been doing enough of it!)

So what does this mean?

I means that...

I'm going to be giving myself a little social media breathing space so that...

I can focus and give more time to my overall self, my relationships and...

To life itself! (Just living, being and doing whatever feels right in the moment!)

Catching my breath ;)

So, with that being said...

I'll be taking a week (or so) off the blog and...

I'll be cutting down on my facebooking, instagraming and tweeting! (Limiting how often I check and post to them!)

I'll admit...

It will be a bit weird to take a break from the blog (because it's become a part of me!) but...

I truly believe...

It will be good for me to step back, refocus and let myself look up at the world as opposed down at it on my screen(s)! (If you know what I mean! lol)

**As much as I want to stay connected, I know deep down I need to detach myself a little bit.  I mean, I love sharing what I'm doing and my experiences through life as well as sharing what I'm learning as I go along but, there comes a point where I need to just be without attaching a picture to it. I need to step back and reflect more upon the things I am learning; I need to pause and reconnect with life and myself as a whole!**

At the end of the day (and realistically speaking)...

We all need a break and some resting time from those things we love doing too! (Much like taking physical rest days are good, so are mental ones! I need to recharge my brain! lol)

Having said that..

I'm going to disconnect now in order to reconnect with...

Me, myself and I! (And of course, those in and around me too!)

Question FU You...

When's the last time you disconnected?

Stay Tuned FU More On *CaNdY FiT* (I'll be back before you know it!)


More ways you can follow with ME:


  1. I like the idea of focusing on the now instead of the next. Good luck unplugging

  2. Good for you! We all need to do that on occasion, for so many reasons. Enjoy the connect time!

  3. It sounds like you have thought this through and will enjoy your time away. Have fun getting rejuvenated and refocused on what is important!

  4. Every once in a while I need to do that. Wish school it's hard to get off of the internet ;) I try to schedule days to blog so that it doesn't take away too much time but I also make myself put my phone in's SO hard!

  5. good for you :) you know we'll all be here when you come back!



  7. Lucie @LRezankovaJune 10, 2013

    I can not agree more, I have my weekend cottage getaway with no cell phone, no TV, no day to day drama ;) or work burden, just a quiet time with my hubby and my little animal family. Enjoy your disconnection time and have some fun with people who matter the most in your life.

  8. Yes yes yes - I really do believe we should all disconnect a lot more in order to reconnect!

  9. Everyone needs to do this more often. Even myself. On Saturday night Eric and I went out to dinner and I said 'no phones' It made things so much better!

  10. We all need to do this from time to time! I make it a point to put the computer away, phone down, and just play with my girls every day after school. They need just whole attention...and I need them too!! Enjoy your time of recharging!

  11. Enjoy your time with yourself!!! Always necessary (and rare anymore!).

  12. On vacation, I cut way back on internet and SM. I just cleared out unread email and FB notifications and that's it. I didn't really miss it that much; but beware! Vacations can be a shock on both the scale and your Klout score! ;-)

  13. AnonymousJune 10, 2013

    Good for you... Take time for yourself.. Looking forward to your return and the interesting blog posts that I am sure will follow. Take care.. and thank you as always for sharing! Jody

  14. YOu will LOVE yourself more for it. The world will continue, and you'll be even more awesome. I stopped blogging as much, living more...loving it more:) Enjoy!

  15. YUP this weekend I am going to kansas city to see my parents and it's all about disconnecting!!

  16. I'm about to take a niiiice diconnect. I can't remember the last time that happened. Thanks for this reminder - I was stressing about de-stressing. :)

  17. This is SO So important. Thanks for modeling such an essential part of caring for ourselves!

  18. I struggle with this too... and SO want to make the jump! Good for you! :)

  19. We all need to do this from time to time! Enjoy!

  20. guilty here too friend. sometimes we forget to look up and SEE and BE and RECONNECT with ourselves.

  21. Enjoy the much deserved break :)

    Last time I disconnected from everything was in January when I went on holiday for 3 weeks in Hawaii. No social media. Limited Internet to look up local places only and that was it. I always feel better after I do it.

  22. Enjoy the time away. I always give myself weeks like that here and ther and it makes such a positive difference.

  23. Sometimes you just gotta do that. It will be soul refreshing. Enjoy your time being present in the moment of life. :)

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  25. Happy disconnecting!! I think it's good for everyone to do this once in awhile :)

  26. I'm glad for you. I'll be holding down the FU faces for you over here in Ca. Enjoy the disconnect and make sure teddy man gets lots and lots of love.

  27. AnonymousJune 11, 2013

    Enjoy your time off! I did this at the beginning of 2012 and felt much better. It's been awhile since I took a longer period of time off but I'm sure by the end of the year I'll be frazzled. :)

    Have fun!

  28. Good for you! You deserve the break :)

  29. Hope you enjoy your down time. Hugs and kisses to Teddy too!

  30. Seems like the theme lately. Good luck on disconnecting. I need to also!

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  32. I hope you enjoy yourself. I know from personal experience that taking some time to reconnect with yourself is certainly a great thing. Xo

  33. AnonymousJune 13, 2013

    How did you find the right trainer for your competition, was it expensive? Ive always wanted to get into competing :) You look great


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