Monday, August 13, 2007

200th

This is my 200th post! It really seems like a lot, but I've been blogging for a few years now and so it really should be my 400th post or more. I went through many dry spells not because of my lack of desire to blog, but mainly because of my lack of feeling creative. I have however done much better the last 6 months and I hope that I can continue to be better for many more.

I thought in honor of this 200th post, I would give a little background of why and when I started to write.

My first post was November 9, 2005 when I was 23 weeks pregnant with Ella. I honestly have no idea why I thought of blogging. I must have known somebody who had done it but I can't remember who that was now. So I just started experimenting.

Like most of y'all, I started a blog with the purpose of keeping far away family informed with my pregnancy, including pictures of my growing belly bump and stats on baby. And then to keep far away family informed on baby Ella. Since then, my blog has remained just that and then some. It's been a joy for me to be able to "meet" so many new blogging friends as well as a blessing to be able to share our sweet baby girl in all of her cuteness with y'all.

Thank you guys for your support through your commitment to keep up with us and for all of your sweet comments. They are blessing, every single one.

14 comments:

Heath said...

Congrats baby! You are the bloggiest.

Amanda said...

Yay! Congrats on 200! You were the blog forerunner.

Our Family of Five said...

Even though I'm new to your blog, I'm glad you've kept with it.....because I'm enjoying it! Plus, it looks like our girls aren't that far apart in age. :) God bless!

Lindsee said...

Happy 200th post!

Thanks for sharing Ella with us, evne though we don't know you! She is just precious! :)

One of my best friends started her blog when she too became pregnant. I was so grateful because I was away from her, yet still felt so close and LOVED getting to see the updates. So, I am sure all your far away friends and family greatly appreciate it!

Have a great Monday!

Lindsee

Lindsee said...

Glad you got the signature thing figured out! I love it.

Sunni at The Flying Mum said...

Wow! Happy 200th! I'm impressed!

Jessica said...

Happy 200th! What a celebration! : ) Don't you love blogging? I do! There is a link at the bottom, right hand side of my bog that has the link to the free skins/templates. It is right under the "Meet Jessica" section and archives.

The Sanders House said...

wow...i can remember when i first started reading your blog and had not the slightest idea what a blog was. you were ahead of your time. 200..that is a lot of blogging!

The Granniss Family said...

I enjoy your sweet and funny blogs! You get the super blog mom award for 200!

Lolly said...

Congrats Janelle. I have enjoyed reading about you and your precious little one every morning over my coffee. I found you through a comment on Boomama, and checked you out because of your name. My youngest daughter is named Janelle, and then I realiezd you live very close to me.

Suzi said...

Happy 200th post! I love your blog my son and your daughter seem to be close in age! Enjoy many more days of blogging fun!

Liz said...

Congrats on 200 posts! I have enjoyed reading about your sweet family, and look forward to reading more of what God has in store for you.

MamaCass said...

You were the first one to introduce me to a blog. I always enjoyed looking in on Ella. Happy 200th! Your new signature is way cute.

The Preacher's Wife said...

That's some perseverance, girlfriend!

So glad to know you and look forward to 200 more..:))

Lisa