Is there a limit to the number of times you can refresh a sourdough starter? I left mine for a while and took out a bit to restart a few days ago hoping to bake a loaf today. The consistency was really weird, almost as if the liquid and solid wouldn't combine no matter how much I mixed it and it hardly smelled like sourdough at all. I've restarted it a couple of times in the past and had no problem with it.
I've had it for about two years now and feed it regularly. Have I just lost it?