Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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. 


  1. I hope you have a great time at BlogHer!

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

  6. 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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