I'm taking a break
It is time for me to take a break. I am stepping away from compassionate photography through August and perhaps longer, if necessary, so I can care for myself properly and return to the work.
In July my family experienced our own medical hardship - The Boy, our son, was in the hospital for nine days. It was a traumatic stay and much of that is surfacing now that we are at home and transitioning to "normal" life. We are grateful his physical recovery is excellent.
I am exhausted. Between the emotional support The Boy needs, my newly ramped-up anxiety and hypersensitivity to any little thing that could signal distress, and sleep deficit I find many days difficult. This little boy at home needs me to be at full capacity right now, and I recognize that I need to focus more on caring for myself and less on supporting other families through similar situations with photography, at least for a little while.
During my brief sabbatical, I will work on three new things.
I thank you for your support, understanding, and patience. The Boy thanks you, too.
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