It dawned on me this morning that I have been blogging since early 2009. It started as an experiment after I got laid off because my friends told me that blogging was a BIG THING just to pass the time.
Long story short, I realized that I deleted almost eight years of my life just to defeat some hackers and protect my friends.
That is terrifying.
The worst part here is that I’ve got a backup of most of it. I could stick those back up if I could figure out how.
But you know what? I can either look at this as a loss or accept it for the second chance that it is. I now have the opportunity to completely start from scratch without the burden of my past.
It’s not really different from the time I tossed the things that would fit in my old van and moved across the state to start over. The only difference is that I lost my history instead of physical items.
When was the last time you started from scratch? Please share your stories in the comments below.