Growing up is hard to do. . .

Yesterday I did a pretty amazingly mature thing, if I do say so myself. You have my permission to write comment after comment of affirmation after reading this post; we have already discussed my need for approval and for people to like me. . .

The next 90 days of our lives are going to be FULL. Besides the holidays, Honey traveling, and regular therapy/school stuff – there are other things I haven’t told you yet. I’ll post about it all this week, but for now suffice it to say it’s gonna be worthy of a contract with Daytimer. In light of the pending craziness, I sat down yesterday with my Google reader and had a heart to heart. I deleted 15 blogs from my reader – including Rocks in My Dryer. (Pause for you to catch your breath) I only have my personal friends still on my reader, my two Walgreen’s connections, the Thrifty Decor chick (because she says she is going to do this cool advent calendar and I don’t want to miss it), and the 100 day countdown to Christmas.

After doing this, posts to be read dropped from 57 to 24 in a blink. (For some reason, friends who haven’t blogged in MONTHS decided to catch up on the day I decided to cut back!)

Now, don’t be foolish and think I didn’t keep a list of all my favorite, yet now deleted, blog addresses. The plan is to revisit them after 90 days and see if I “need” to re-subscribe.

I feel so mature. I can feel my hair turning gray.

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10 Responses to Growing up is hard to do. . .

  1. amy says:

    very impressive…and rocks in my dryer…that was quite the sacrifice.

  2. Jawan says:

    Shut up! I did this very same thing last night. However, your maturity level is much higher than mine as I chose to keep Rocks In My Dryer and didn’t delete as many as you did. Thanks for being such a role model for me.

  3. Anonymous says:

    I’m proud of you!!!!

  4. Kitty says:

    I’m such a dork – I didn’t even know what google reader was and had to look it up. Congratulations, though. I’m glad I don’t use it…dangerous.

  5. Melissa says:

    I also don’t know what Google reader is? I will look it up later. Is it a RSS reader thingo? I only read 4 or 5 blogs but I check them everyday. Sometimes twice.

  6. Office says:

    Becky – Can’t wait to hear about all the craziness…sorry you have to go through it, but I know this hair dresser who does great color jobs, and, as my friend Heather told me – don’t you dare go gray – you are too young! Wait til you are 50 to do it! Then we can get tatoos and let our hair go natural…

  7. Office says:

    Ha – I am at work, reading you blog – that dang google account caught me! Anyway, I also wanted to add that now I can stop seriously thinking of blogging – I wouldn’t want to add to your stress!

  8. Allison says:

    Can’t wait to hear about all of the craziness. Do share! I know Rocks was a sacrifice to let go of. You go girl.

  9. Debbie says:

    Welcome to the gray hair club :). I am impressed that you got rid of that many blogs–good for you! I am also glad to learn that I am not the only person who doesn’t know what a Google Reader is. I will be interested to hear what will be going on in your life in the near future.

  10. Amanda says:

    Wow. That hurts me that you had to do that…but infinite maturity props for you! Probably got another jewel on your crown for that wise decision!


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