Monday, November 10, 2008

Let's Meet In Real Life at BlogHer '09!

The announcement has been made for the BlogHer '09 Conference. It will be helf in Chicago, IL. Think we can get Oprah to go? I'd love it if Oprah could go. Oprah, will you come meet me? You could crash in my room....seriously, I don't snore.

Anyway, where was I? Oh yea, THE conference. I must tell you, I already have mammoth sized butterflies in my tummy.

This past July, I vowed to attend the next conference. I swore to Karly. She swore to me. WE.HAVE.TO.GO!

I've never been to a BlogHer conference. I have been wanting to go for two years. Just know people, that me going, is a HUGE deal.

Me? Get on an airplane, by.my.self? Go to a city I have never been to before. by.my.self? Attend a conference, by.my.self? A ginormous conference with all sorts of beautiful, funny, and smart ladies and men, by.my.self? WALK INTO A CONFERENCE SMILING AND SAYING HELLO TO PEOPLE I HAVE NEVER MET "IN REAL LIFE", BUT POSSIBLY KNOW MORE ABOUT, BECAUSE OF THEIR HONESTY IN THEIR BLOGS, THAN PEOPLE I DO KNOW IN REAL LIFE, BY.MY.SELF?!!!!

Hell, YES!! This self-proclaimed paranoid, low-self esteemed, shy woman is going to do it. I NEED to do it. For me. To prove to myself that I can do more than I give myself credit for. That I AM more than I give myself credit for.

For me....this will be a monumental moment in my life. I'm stepping out of the security of my bubble and putting myself out there with the best of the best.

When you see me (I'll be the one that looks as though she may either cry and run for the door or puke on your shoes), please, PLEASE be nice to me and then point me towards the bar.
BlogHer '09 In Real Life

23 comments:

Jill said...

Well, it is in MY city, and I will welcome you with open arms!! I, for one, can't wait to meet you in real life!

Queen-Size funny bone said...

wow im with you it would be monumental for me to do something like tha all alone. I've never really travelled alone ever...

Christine said...

I'm going too, for the first time. I've been talking about going for the last couple of years and always chicken out. But not this year. This year I'll see you there.

Marit said...

Don't I wish I could meet you there!

Erika Jurney said...

Whoo hoo!

Megryansmom said...

Hey that's my town too! I wanna go!

Midwest Mommy said...

Seriously! OH MY GOD! I am so excited!

Redneck Mommy said...

I'll be there darlin'.

Just look for me. I'll be the one with the assless chaps.

It's not hard to miss.

Heh.

I can't wait to meet you. You are going to have a blast.

Sabrae said...

Oh that sounds like sooo much fun! Have a good time! :)

Mrs4444 said...

OMGOMGOMGOMG! I'm SO excited!! I am SO going!!! Now, back to read your post. Thanks for the GREAT news!

Miss Britt said...

Oh! Hey! We ARE on the same page!

The good news is, Chicago is fanfreakingtastic - so there's always that. :-)

georgie said...

well cool!!!! I wont be attending but cant wait to hear all about your escapades....you WILL be having escapades right???/

Suburban Turmoil said...

Woot! It's going to be awesome! See you there!

Momo Fali said...

I'm a first-timer too! I'll meet you at the bar!

Backpacking Dad said...

Yes. You will be rewarded for your boldness.

Leslie said...

I soooo want to go. I hope I can make it.

Trenches of Mommyhood said...

I HATE the fact that my family vacation is the same weekend - every year! So, once again, this will be the 3rd year in a row that I can't go to BlogHer.

I'm bumming.

Tricia said...

I can't believe it's already time for everyone to start discussing this again. Time is flying!

WheresMyAngels said...

Oh heck, I am kinda interested in it. Chicago isn't that far away, but such a BORING drive. Guess I could take the train and sleep.

Liz@thisfullhouse said...

Oh, good - I hate flying, too - wanna share a barf bag?

Karly said...

WHEE! WE'RE GOING TO BLOGHER! :)

Oh, The Joys said...

cool beans! Chicago is my home town!

Mandy said...

I'm trying to convince myself that I really CAN go and DO that. I'm planning on it....but I may be just like you!