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Boy, have things changed since New Year's 2012

Y'all, managing a domain name through Google is damn near impossible, but at least it forced me to log on to ye olde shellzana.com.

It's hilarious that I have not posted in this space since early 2012, because much has changed since then. Namely:
Levon was born in October 2012 and nothing has been exactly the same since. I will note that I DID follow up on the previous post's 2012 New Year's resolution to clean out the spare room...since it evolved into the nursery! I would also argue that it is now the nicest room in the house.)

It's funny how becoming a parent has both: 1) changed me dramatically, almost beyond recognition; and 2) made me more aware of my self and kept me true to that. It is hard to explain, but here are some examples:
    I'm still painfully impatient, BUT I can definitely handle a lot more than I ever thought. I recently took an Emotional Intelligence assessment, which informed me that I have "an issue with Impulse Control." Literally NO ONE to whom I mentioned this result was in any way surprised. But Levon has taught me that I DO have the strength to make it through the sometimes brutal daily grind of life.
    I still impulse buy stuff in the checkout line, BUT it's never for me anymore. Because LEVON needed that: $4 reusable sticker book (seriously, best toy ever); those $3 Old Navy pajamas; the $5 DVD containing 4 never-before-seen (!) episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; the $1 cups with creepy monster faces on them. The list goes on...
That's all I have time for today, but I will definitely need to start checking in more often. How else will the Internet know about my latest pop culture loves (nonsensical X-Men films, the casting drama on Dual Survival) and hates (anything associated with the Kim/Kanye wedding, the lack of a fresh episode of Bachelorette this week)? 

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