What Made Me Start?

When this posts gets posted, I will be getting on a bus to go to Blogher. Since I didn’t think if I brought my laptop, I would actually open it while I was there so I decided to some pre-posts.

I get asked a lot what made me so open with my struggles?

The more I write about the strange way my brain thinks, the more I think I do my part to end stigma. I am just your average thirty-something single woman living the Boston area. I am often amazed that anyone reads my rambling and if it helps that it helps someone get through some hard time, it makes me happy.

I did not feel like hiding anymore. I was always told that I looked sad. When people would tell me to cheer up, I wanted to yell and say that that is about as successful as me losing weight after telling me I am fat.  I felt holding things in for such a long time and chewing over it in my mind was driving me crazy. I probably would be a lot worse today if I had not had this blog through the struggles with my Mother, dating disasters, family squabbles and general life wearing me down.

I am so happy to have this blog. 

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7 Responses to What Made Me Start?

  1. Beth says:

    I hope you have a great time at BlogHer!

  2. Elizabeth says:

    I also love blogging and I'm glad I found your blog :-)Have fun at Blogher!

  3. I enjoy your blog a lot, and I'm glad I found it. Have fun at BlogHer! 🙂

  4. I totally agree with you. I blog about my own struggles because I, too, want to end the stigma.I know you're having an amazing time at BlogHer! Can't wait to read all about it!

  5. 71º & Sunny says:

    Well, I'm glad you have this blog too! Thanks for sharing your struggles and triumphs with us.

  6. Sarah says:

    I'm glad you blog as well! Have an amazing time.I just can't hide my struggles when I'm blogging and find it a release something just to talk about them. Getting feedback that it's okay to share was important to me I think.

  7. I hope you had an amazing time!! There was a bit of an Aussie contingent this year. I was at home wishing I was one of them! Can't wait to hear all about it.

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