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And I Made My Goal! Woo Hoo!

My goal was one blog post per day for the month of November, and I made it! Big Happy Dance!!!!!

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The rationale behind my goal was to get my blog back on track by setting aside time each day for thinking and writing about what interests me in a way that will also interest you.

I’ve also worked to reconnect with you, the reader. I’ve done a better job of responding to your comments. I’ve focused on my Twitter and Google+ presence. I’ve also spent some effort on Facebook, but, let’s face it, Facebook doesn’t allow those of us with pages to truly connect with our audience.

But what has actually happened in the process is I’ve reconnected with myself. Blogging keeps me sane. It allows me to work through things. It reminds me that what’s going on in my world now is not the only thing happening in the world. It shows me that no matter what’s happened to me, I’m not the only one.

Not sure yet where I’ll go from here, but I am going to keep writing. Here’s hoping you keep reading.

 

 

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I am a malamute that was rescued by her. I live with June Buggie the cat. I blog about animal welfare and responsible care of companion animals at rumpydog.com. You can follow me on Twitter - @RumpyDog. And don't forget to LIKE my Facebook page! Thanks!

Discussion

30 thoughts on “And I Made My Goal! Woo Hoo!

  1. Con-cat-ulations! Most of us may only be virtual profile images and usernames, but we’re still extended family. Whenever I’ve been away, I’ve missed everyone. Glad you’ll be writing regularly again, and happy about it.

    Posted by Bernadette | November 30, 2015, 1:59 AM
  2. I shall be reading your blog definitely. xxx

    Posted by willowdot21 | November 30, 2015, 2:14 AM
  3. absolutely… and I love to read your posts :o)

    Posted by easyweimaraner | November 30, 2015, 2:24 AM
  4. You are a better woman than i..bravo..i have been so awol it’s not funny..ugh 🙂

    Posted by Fozziemum | November 30, 2015, 2:37 AM
  5. Sorry I haven’t been able to read everything this month (my bad not yours) but I did notice the increase in posts on Facebook. You are always so thoughtful and thought-provoking in your posts. Well done on reaching your goal. Just one thing – it is still way too early for Christmas Carols. Hugs and best wishes to you and yours x.

    Posted by shacklefordlb | November 30, 2015, 2:47 AM
  6. 🐶🐕😁

    Posted by Catherine Johnson | November 30, 2015, 4:54 AM
  7. Connecting with yourself is a great way to put it. Coming from a once-a-week-blogger (in a good week) Congratulations! That is quite an accomplishment.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

    Posted by Genevieve Petrillo | November 30, 2015, 5:13 AM
  8. Congratulations. I know posting every day can be difficult. I think I made it 11 days once.

    Posted by Charles Huss | November 30, 2015, 5:37 AM
    • Life happens, right? This was a personal thing for me, so I’m feeling really good about meeting this goal. I needed to feel good about having accomplished something. It will help me accomplish a bigger task that I need to get done.

      Posted by rumpydog | November 30, 2015, 5:39 AM
  9. Great job! I know how hard it can be. 🙂

    Posted by bitcodavid | November 30, 2015, 8:18 AM
  10. Yay! Good for you! I love your blog so of course I will keep reading. 🙂

    Posted by paws2smile | November 30, 2015, 10:25 AM
  11. Congrats. That’s a lot of work and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. I agree about Facebook. It is not blogger friendly for connecting. 🙂

    Posted by Susan | November 30, 2015, 10:30 AM
  12. If you write I will definely read and post it:-) !! Thanks Jen

    Posted by catgurl40 | November 30, 2015, 12:27 PM
  13. Well done! Congrats; looking forward to future posts. 😉

    Posted by Tails Around the Ranch | November 30, 2015, 1:27 PM
  14. good on ya; I’ve been off for over year; husband sick and then died. He was the best; I’m just grateful we had each other for that long; it was very healing for me. I have to get back; I’m out of touch technologically, best

    Posted by sorrygnat | November 30, 2015, 1:41 PM
  15. I love your posts too! Maybe I can do this for December? I’ve been in a funk. 🙂

    Posted by A.E. | November 30, 2015, 2:07 PM
  16. Good for you on meeting your goal. I usually try to write a post every day in November but I can barely find wifi in the wilds of Virginia lately.

    I also find that regular blogging gives me a lift. I’m glad it helped you reconnect with your true you.

    Posted by somethingwagging | November 30, 2015, 2:22 PM
  17. Great that you’ve taken such positive energy out of this experience. It can be a lot of work but if it’s fun it’s rewarding.

    Posted by Animalcouriers | December 1, 2015, 5:10 AM
  18. Awesome job, Jen. Congratulations! We’ll always keep reading, just so you know. 🙂

    Posted by meowmeowmans | December 2, 2015, 10:13 PM
  19. You do sound all refreshed. Go Jen!

    Posted by philosophermouseofthehedge | December 3, 2015, 7:56 PM
  20. Woohoo!!!! Congratulations Jen and Rumpy! I know that blogging everyday must be very hard but you made it!
    Besides it sounds like you now enjoy writing it, so I’m very glad you have fun!
    Thank you very much for posting one blog par day! Sometimes the contents are a little complicated to me to understand because of my poor English but I always try to know what you want to say. Of course we love to keep reading your posts!!! 🙂

    Posted by eripanwkevin | December 6, 2015, 8:09 AM

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