And….I´m back…<3

First of all the winner of my HYSTERIA giveaway is: Kip!!!….and the winner of FRACTURE is Jaime 😀 Thanks so much for commenting everyone!

So..Hubby and I have been moving for the past weeks…This meant: endless boxes, the hard discovery that I have no arms´ muscles (really, my upper body strength sucks :-)), trips to Ikea, building new furniture…and absolutely no time for blogging. We were very lucky that hubby´s family came to help us out last weekend. I was sad not to go back home to France like every Easter but this had to be done.

And I missed you. I really did. You know it´s funny how you can really connect with people you´ve technically never met? I missed talking about writing and books and life and TV shows and movies and the weather and small things and big things.

We still have boxes everywhere, we don´t have yet any phone, cable or internet but we´re moved into our new place. I can walk now to the train station. You guys, WALK! No more waiting for the bus or running to catch the bus or getting aggravated because the bus is late hence I miss my train. And it´s a nice walk through the park.

I´ll save between 20 and 30 minutes each day (sometimes even a bit more). And I won´t lose any writing time! 😀 My goal for this week is to reach 34k in my new WiP.

Here are a few pictures of our moving time…

Sitting in the almost empty old apartment...
Sitting in the almost empty old apartment…
Our kitty didn´t know it yet but he was about to discover a new place
Our kitty didn´t know it yet but he was about to discover a new place
The Easter Bunny still found us!
The Easter Bunny still found us!
Dinner at our new place...:D
Dinner at our new place…:D
























How have you been doing?


31 thoughts on “And….I´m back…<3”

  1. Ooooooh, YAY!!!!
    1) I have missed your blog!
    2) Congrats on the new place! Time is worth more than anything.
    3) OMG I WON HYSTERIA?!?! I am hysterical over it, OMGOMGOMG! YAY! Thank you!

    1. 😀 😀 😀 I already have your mailing address, so it will be sent very shortly! And awww thanks 😀 I definitely missed blogging and talking with you all! How are your revisions coming along?

  2. We missed you, too! ❤ Happy to have you back. Congrats on the new place and the shorter commute time.

    I've been back in the Writing Cave – you know what that means! WFTS in one week, baby!

    1. Thanks Ghenet! Time is really priceless…and leaving the house this morning at 7am was such a treat (even if my train ended up being cancelled lol :P)…I get excited about being able to put a load of laundry in in the morning and emptying the dishwasher 🙂

      How have you been doing? How is your WiP coming along? How about the querying world?

  3. Welcome back, lovely! It seems the move went smoothly… Now all you have to do is unpack! Glad to have you posting again. 🙂

    1. Thanks Katy! Definitely missed you!!!! And glad to be back…The move went quite well and while our place isn’t yet entirely “moved in” we’re already feeling at home…How have you been doing?

    1. My MIL and the aunt of my hubby told me about “suprise boxes” as some were not labelled and we moved things we had meant to throw out or give away…So unpacking will definitely be fun 😀 We already feel quite at home in our new place which is quite exciting 😀

    1. Thanks Erin 😀 Settling in will be fun and we’re already feeling quite at home…Being able to leave later in the morning and coming back a bit earlier is also giving me a new boost of energy! 😀 Hope you’re doing well!

  4. For some weird reason, my RSS feed reader didn’t tell me you posted. Bad RSS reader! Anyway, it’s GREAT to have you back! We’ve missed having you around, lady! And thanks for the book! (I’m kind of on an exclamation point kick you’ll notice. 😉 ) The funny thing is, I almost bought a copy of FRACTURE the other day. Good thing I didn’t!

    I’m happy your move went so smoothly and that you guys can get settled into your new place. It sounds great! 🙂

    1. Bad RSS feed bad 😀 And I’m so happy to be back… 😀 I’ll send you the book very shortly (and a loooong update email as well!) How is ANNIE doing? how are YOU doing? 😀 (and no I didn’t sound like Joey from Friends while asking that last question hahaha)

  5. You know, I just thought the other day, “Gee, it’s been a while since Elodie’s posted…wonder what’s up?” Glad to hear the move went well, and that the new place is good! How’s the kitty taking to it? And sounds like the new WiP is going along swimmingly as well! Go you!

    1. 😀 Ive been also really sporadic the weeks before the move, hoping to blog more regularly now. How is your WiP coming along? How is teaching? The new place is definitely great! Kitty is taking it okay. Hes still getting used to it though and exploring which is fun to watch 😀

      On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 2:17 PM, commutinggirl

  6. Yay! New digs and no waiting for a bus!! And the walk to the station counts as exercise! 😀 (You can see I’ve borrowed some exclamation points from Jaime!) Great to have you back, Elodie. 😀

    1. Heyyyyy Colin! How are you doing? Ive been enjoying your posts for the A-Z challenge! 😀 (Im sure Jaime doesnt mind you stealing her exclamation points 😀 😀 😀 😀 :D)

      On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 2:47 PM, commutinggirl

  7. Welcome back! Glad your move went well and that you’re settling in. And hooray for walking instead of having to catch a bus! That is awesome.

    1. The walking to the train station is definitely making the entire day better! Its like a boost of energy 😀 How did your move go? How are you doing?

      On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 5:16 PM, commutinggirl

  8. ha – you and I have the same upper arm strength. 🙂

    And so glad you’re getting settled! Moves are um..not awesome, but the change sometimes is wonderful. Sounds like yours is. 🙂

    1. Hahaha 😀 Glad to know Im not the only one with weak upper arms strength…definitely dont have David and JDs strength 😀 I think the change is for the better right now…and with Spring finally showing the tip of its nose, walking to the train station is nice .D Hope youre having a wonderful weekend!

      On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 1:08 AM, commutinggirl

  9. WOOHOO!! Oh, Elodie, that’s great news! Huzzah for no more buses! 🙂

    Welcome back! Moves are a total time suck, aren’t they?

    1. Thanks 😀 😀 😀 Love being back! And moving definitely sucks up so much time! but were definitely feeling at home already 😀 How are you doing? How are your little ones?

      On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 3:12 PM, commutinggirl

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