Friday, October 10, 2014

Blogtober Day 10: Blogging

Helene in Between
Today's prompt is "I never thought blogging would..."

This one is super easy for me, and is probably the same for a lot of us. I never thought blogging would connect me with so many incredible women. I've made friendships online that have gone beyond just commenting and turned into real-life friendships. One friend I met in the blog world even traveled all the way from Texas to come to my wedding, and super soon we'll be celebrating her wedding and new baby!!


 One friend, I've known in the blog world since before she was pregnant, and now she has the cutest little nugget of a one year old who I've loved watching grow up. She's always so positive, even when things aren't going super easy for her, and she's supportive, too--I always know she's gonna give me good advice and a positive outlook on things. Not to mention some great baby advice when that day comes! ;)

Another friend I truly connected with from the moment we started talking....and even though we haven't met in person yet, she totally "gets" me and we literally talk every single day, either on g-chat or the phone. She helped me with a ton of stuff for my wedding  (programs, place cards and table numbers), not to mention a bunch of other 'life' stuff too. I can complain to her or share my joys with her, and she's always there. She's also a fur-baby mama and we share doggy pics with one another all the time occasionally, hehe. And now she's gonna be having a baby in the next month, and I can't wait!!!

I made another blogger-to-IRL DC-area friend, when we met for happy hour (with plans to do so again soon!). We've discussed a lot of wedding-related stuff since we were both wedding planning over the last year and she even used my florist for her wedding--the joys and connections that blogging gives you :)

And recently, I've found another blog soul-mate-ness (sure, that's a word!) with this girl who is also a Virginian, a Skins fan, doggy mama, and just a downright cool chick. Hopefully a blate is in our future, too :)
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I remember when I went through my last break up and I was really torn up about it, but then the blog community reached out and gave me so many shoulders to lean on. Hearing everyone's stories and support honestly helped heal me so much, and so fast because I knew I wasn't alone. It's been incredible to be a part of such an amazing community. It's one of those things that you don't get unless you're a part of it and I'm really thankful that blogging and the blogging community is a part of my life.

Hope you have a great Friday and a fabulous weekend! 

18 comments:

  1. Awww so sweet! The blogging community really is the best! (most of the time!)

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  2. umm I'm now convinced we actually are soulmate material bc I posted about you today as well I kid you not! I adore you and love this post of course! Hope you have a fabulous weekend pretty lady!! xoxo

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  3. Wow this is awesome I've seen a lot of people who said that they made blogging friends, but not as many people who translated then into "real life" friends & no one who's had one to their wedding!!

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  4. Very sweet post. LOVE your wedding dress!

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  5. i just found your blog through Jessi's (another reason I love the blogging world) and could not agree with your post more!! I'm amazed at the relationships I've built with some of these wonderful ladies in the blogging world - so happy!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!

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  6. I can't wait for the day we meet IRL! But yes, you are my BOFF and i love our friendship! The blogging community really has such amazing women in it!

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  7. seriously, the blogging friends I've made are some of the best ever!

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  8. Lucky lady, you've made so many great friends! I love this! :)

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  9. Yes we do need to get together again soon! Please!! Thanks for the shout out! So happy I've met you!

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  10. So awesome that you have connected with so many friends through your blog!!!

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  11. This really is a super supportive and wonderful community and I am so glad you reached out and commented on my blog! You blog is wonderful!

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  12. the blogging community is the most amazing, supporting community ever. i've met some awesome people who are now lifelong friends!

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  13. I love, love, love that you have been able to connect with so many great people! I hope I will be as lucky in the future! xx

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  14. It really is amazing how bloggers can turn into some real life friends.

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  15. I completely agree with this. All of it. I'm yet to make friends through blogging but I have seen friendships flourish through other people's blogs

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  16. Love you so much and so glad we met. I apologize for being a bad friend lately as my life has been in overdrive. I need more house photos and need to know what is up with you... and we need to gchat... seriously soon. xoxo

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  17. How awesome that you've been able to build such close connections with other bloggers! That's a big perk of this hobby!

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