Tag Archives: deep thoughts

Struggling to get pregnant: My sex ed classes lied to me.

Struggling to get pregnant.

I can’t believe I’m about to drown myself in hormones. If I don’t get pregnant after putting myself through a month long PMS session, I’m giving up. That will literally be the limit of my sanity. For the past year, we’ve been trying to get me pregnant. Every month, my period starts and the disappointment washes over my soul. By… Read more »

How do you handle stress?

handle stress

Ever since I moved to Minnesota, I’ve gained way too much weight. Why? Stress. I’ve always self-medicated using food. A warm chocolate chip cookie always makes me feel better. What do people do to battle stress that isn’t food or booze? No one ever seems to have an answer to this question. Sometimes they say exercise, but how in the… Read more »

Why it’s OK to take a break from blogging

BloggingBreak

If you haven’t noticed, I haven’t been writing…in months. It’s not that I consciously decided to take a break from blogging. The need to write just wasn’t there. I was too busy trying to figure out my career and where the universe needed me. Something I realized, I really do like having a steady paycheck. So, when a great job… Read more »

A look back: 10 years of blogging

How long have you been blogging? Whenever I answer this question about 70% of the people are a little shocked when I say I started in 2004. Most bloggers seem to be closer to the one to two year range. Way back in 2004 the internet was a different place. At home, I still had a dial up internet connection… Read more »

Five tips for attending a blogging conference: #BlogHer14

It’s summer blog conference time! One of the bigger conferences bloggers attend is BlogHer.  This year it’s in San Jose, California. Ah, the Silicon Valley, such an amazing place. If you are going to BlogHer for the first time, I’ve got some tips to help you ease through your nervousness.  While most of my blog conference tips are centered around… Read more »

How do you Independence Day? July 4th it!

One week from today is July 4th. Is it just me or does this feel like the summit of summer? After Independence Day it feels like summer is on the down slope. We are all coasting into fall. Oh the barbeques! In some places they are called cookouts. Whatever you call the gathering of people eating char-grilled meat, it’s a… Read more »