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Oh, hai New York City in 2 weeks

July 16, 2012


I am going to BlogHer.

In New York.

This year.

All of the sudden.

It just happened. Military Family is my sponsor (huge shout out to them and their awesomeness), and I’m really and truly going!

I didn’t think I would – mostly because I was supposed to be hugely pregnant and all. So then I just kinda gave up on the idea after I lost the boys. I was sad that I wouldn’t get to go, to be with all of you that, this year especially, I’ve grown to know so much better. And so many of you who weren’t able to go last year are going. I was really sad.

But now I am. I’m rooming with Rebecca, who I met and loved last year (and maybe a couple others but I’ll hold off on announcing them till they give me the OK). SO excited that she’s going to be my awesome roomie. We are going to tear that place up in our mom jeans.


I am going to warn you – seeing me may not be pretty. We don’t have money for new clothes and fancy shoes and I’m still a bit porky – so love me as I am all. I’m taking my poor self to see all of you and the Big Apple and we’re going to have an amazing time.

I’ll see you in two weeks – you better be ready to be squeezed. HARD.



  • Katie

    July 18, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    aw dang. I’m not going this year.

    You will have a blast though. Can’t wait to see pics!

  • Hanan

    July 17, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    Pure awesomesauce! Hope I get to run into you!!

  • Kim

    July 17, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    I expect a full report as it’s happening. I want pinterest pix, tweets and texts. The whole deal. I mean, I’ll be green with envy 🙂 obviously, but I want the details!!

  • Anne-Marie

    July 17, 2012 at 9:46 am

    I get to hug you! In person! (I am going, too!) SQUEE!

  • Katie McAleece

    July 17, 2012 at 5:16 am

    AWESOME! I know you’ll have so much fun! Just what you need, a trip to one of the world’s greatest cities.

  • anna {girlwithblog}

    July 16, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Hooray!! I would LOVE to squeeze you in NYC!! See you in a couple weeks!!

  • Jennifer @ Also Known As the Wife

    July 16, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    AHHHHH!!! I cannot believe you’re going! I may be getting a little teary eyed in a happy way. I really hope to find you in the chaos and give you the huge hug I’ve been storing up for you.

  • Molly

    July 16, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    I am so excited for you that you are going! You will have so much fun. I’m just sad for me that I will miss seeing you again.

  • Jessica

    July 16, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    Can’t wait to meet you AND Rebecca, I connected with her through you and we found out we live really close to each other. Anyway, looking forward to meeting you.

  • Suz

    July 16, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    Hug yourself & everyone for me! I’m so happy for you!

  • Jessica @ The Happy Monster

    July 16, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    So jealous of everyone who gets to meet you. Maybe I’ll get to see you next year!

  • Christine

    July 16, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    That’s great! I’d love to go one year. Enjoy yourself!

  • Lisa

    July 16, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    Have fun and safe travels! 🙂

  • stephanie

    July 16, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    I wish I was going but so happy for you that you are going!!!!!

    Maybe next year I can get a sponsor and be extra awesome 🙂

    Have fun!

  • Noelle

    July 16, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    Yay! How exciting! Say hi to NYC for me, ok? I miss that place a lot.

  • Rebecca

    July 16, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    AAAAHHHHHHH!!!!! I’m SO SUPER excited to be going at the last minute and rooming with you!

    We are SO going to tear that place up in our worn in, porky mom jeans! I can’t wait to do it 🙂

    It’s gonna be great and I’m so thankful it worked out 🙂

  • TheNextMartha

    July 16, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    Fantastic. I’ll see you there.

  • melissa

    July 16, 2012 at 2:12 pm

    So FUN!!! I’m so excited for you!

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