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For all those wonderful people who visit this page regularly, you may have been shocked to discover that the pink is gone and the entire format is different. I apologise for not preparing you for the massive changes :)
I have spent quite a bit of time reviewing the initial theme that I started my Blog with, back in October. At the time I considered it perfect. I love pink. Perhaps a little too much. My first question when shopping for clothes is; “Does it come in black?”. For the slimming factor, you see. My first question about everything else is; “Does it come in pink?”.
I also love flowers. I am a frills and ruffles girly girl. Ahem, well, woman, I guess.
So, a theme of pink with flowers seemed very apt for my Blog.
Recently, I started to feel that I had outgrown the pink with flowers. As I shared and wrote more and more from within my self and committed to naked honesty with my Blogging, I found that the pink with flowers was a superficial theme. It revealed nothing about the real me. I felt like I was hiding behind a generic theme that was pretty, but not much else. Which was not my intention. The theme was representative of something I liked, rather than who I was. If my Blog theme was simply to represent things that I like then a header featuring Matt Bomer holding a never-ending cup of coffee with an audio loop of Livin’ on a Prayer would suffice.
I am nothing if not indecisive. I have been planning this change for some time and spent hours previewing many themes. Nothing really fit. Nothing accurately felt like it would open a door to my life, for the world to come in and see me for who I am, in all my imperfect, messed up and crazily optimistic, daydreaming glory.
In the end, I got tough. It could either continue to hide behind my superficial face that really revealed nothing about who I am, or pick a theme that let the world see the real me. So I went ultra simple. Now, you can see who Kimmy is. You can put a face to my words. I can now stand up and be proud that my Blog is now as it was intended to be. Me, showing the world who I am.
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