Tuesday, March 3, 2009

A Blogging Addict

Okay, so if they had BA (Bloggers Anonymous) meetings for folks I think it would go something like this...

"Hi, my name is Valerie and I'm a blogging addict."

Welcome, Valerie.

"I've been blogging since October of 2008. Recently, though, I've become obsessed with creating my own personalized backgrounds. It all started when I discovered that there was more to blogging layout than just the free templates provided by Blogger. I began with the light stuff...you know, free backgrounds from The Cutest Blog on the Block. I have since moved on to the 'harder' stuff...creating my own backgrounds using various digital scrapbooking kits."

"This is more difficult than it looks for someone who is as un-technical as I am. But, I keep good (bad?) company. Many fellow bloggers have come to my aide to provide me with the technical know-how when I stumble."

"Enablers? Perhaps, but I love them!!!"

I'm not sure what the 12 step program would be for blogging addicts, but I'm fairly certain the 1st step would be admitting that you have a problem! My problem has become quite severe as it sometimes involves ignoring my children, housework and meal preparation to get the "perfect" layout finished!

If this is not a true addiction, than it might mean that I have OCD and that could be true as well...I have been up since 4:30 AM so that I could create a perfectly coordinated blog header for my newly created background!


  1. Valerie - thanks for checking out my blog! I love your own design and am intrigued with how you did it... once school is over I may have to figure that out as well!

    Oh, and I am a Valerie Ann (with no E)... :-)

  2. Val,
    I love your new header!!! It looks great! I used cutest blog on the block and am much happier with the look of my blog, but it still needs some work! Keep inspiring me! :-)

  3. Thanks for visiting me. I like your blog! Now I need to figure out how to do my own headers and stuff as well. I am a fairly new blogger. Let me know if you need my Savings Angel link for anyone to sign up :-)

  4. Maybe we need to form a BA group. But I really don't want to give up the habit.

  5. Hi Valerie,
    I had to come over for a visit after you left me the nice comment.

    You have done a great job on your blog design. The rickrack border caught my eye immediately. The header does go perfectly so your early morning efforts did not wasted.

    Yes, I think blogging is an addictive disease. I think you are too far gone now to get out! :) So just enjoy. You could have much worse hobbies.


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