YOU GUYS! It’s my one year blogiversary! And now I will wax philosophical about writing, and sisterhood, and The Cult.
I feel like in the past year, I have noticed a change in the world. I feel like I run into less Judgy McJudgersons, and more…well, I haven’t coined a term for the opposite of Judgy McJudgersons yet, have I? How about we call her Ms. Awesomesauce? Ms. Awesomesauce does stuff like finding support for a friend who she worries has postpartum depression. Ms. Awesomesauce tells everyone that her friend’s house may be a mess, but it’s cool because the friend is focusing on what is important: spending time with her family. Ms. Awesomesauce calls out a Judgy McJudgerson when she meets one, but in a non-assholic way, because she knows we are all stronger if we come together as moms and support each other.
The best part of this last year of writing has been the amazing community of bloggers I have joined. You may not realize this if you’re not a blogger, but when you start a blog, and other bloggers hear about it, they come read your blog and start sharing the things you write that resonate with them. And they tell you how much they loved a particular piece, and WOW, does that feedback feel good! And I do the same for them, because we are all stronger if we come together as writers and support each other.
I am not a big-time blogger. I just write whatever comes in my head, not wondering “will people like this” because I am not making money off of this. If you read much of what I write, you can tell that it’s clearly therapeutic for me to be writing my blog, especially since The Cancer. So, I don’t really worry about trying to reach new readers or page views or whatever. I just spew out some stuff filled with typos and call it a day. Which is why it is all the more amazing to me that there are so many of you who DO read what I write, and say nice things about it. And it makes me feel stronger, because in this space on the Internet, we have come together as people who support each other.
So, thanks for being so Awesomesauce, you guys! And here’s to another year of fighting The Cult!
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Congratulations Ms. Awesomesauce! So very glad you’re here!!!
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Love ‘Ms. Awesomesauce!’ Sounds like a word The Boy would think of, doesn’t it? Congratulations however miss your pie blog (or is it I miss your pies?).
Happy Anny!!!!! I love your spewings. 🙂
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Yay and hooray! Deprogramming is much needed. It is world-changing work. We noticed yesterday that things are just a little bit nicer here on planet mom earth.
Happy! Happy!! Happy Blogiversary!!!!
I’ve loved reading your blog over the last year–fun, passion, insight, and lots of feelings.
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Congrats on your first anniversary!! I LOVE reading your stuff – you’ve got something special going on here. And I’m glad we connected via CTWorkingMoms.com 🙂 xo!
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