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Old 10-21-2005, 10:36 PM   #1
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OK folks. Time to confess. I don't know what a blog is. Please fill me in.
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Old 10-21-2005, 11:05 PM   #2
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It's kind of like a public online journal, to put it simply.
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Old 10-22-2005, 01:42 AM   #3
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Yep, it's short for weB LOG.
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Old 10-22-2005, 02:43 AM   #4
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I actually asked the same in another forum,
Online journal, but someone said they used it to keep in touch with family, if they went away for a holiday, instead of phoning and emailing EVERYONE, they would write in a blog, and her family and friends could all read what she was up to.
(save a lot of time and money)

I thought that was a super idea!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (not all blogs are public! some are private, and you can give access to only friends and family)
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Old 10-22-2005, 07:37 AM   #5
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Yep, like an online diary. But I didn't realize that it meant web log, DUH! Thanks Kimberley!!

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Old 10-22-2005, 09:34 AM   #6
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Check out http://www.livejournal.com It is free and it is really cool!
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Old 10-22-2005, 11:08 AM   #7
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Blogger is good, too -- free and very user-friendly. I'd like to add that blogs can be such an enormous resource when you'd like to hear about others' experiences with something. I know that when I've found some really motivational weight loss blogs that I ADORE reading, and also when I was going through cancer, I found very little in the way of "chemo blogging" so I tried to chronicle my experience for others' benefit. As a result, I was contacted by a lot of people who found my blogged experience helpful and encouraging, and also my blog was linked to as a resource by a number of different lymphoma-related sites.

Blogging rocks!

Man.....I really need to update mine!
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Old 10-22-2005, 11:14 AM   #8
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Oh, yeah - I forgot to mention the support that you can get through blogging! When I was blogging daily on my blog (Journey to Babeland) and focused solely on weight loss/healthy living, I had no fewer than 10 fellow bloggers who commented literally DAILY! I was getting at least a hundred hits a day, and I found it just SO valuable and motivating to have that daily connection with others. I really felt like I was a member of an incredibly supportive community.
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Old 10-23-2005, 08:27 AM   #9
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I'll have to check out those sites. Thanks guys. Maybe a good area to share some of my challenges. Ive never journalled, but have heard its a really good idea. I type much faster than I write...
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Check out http://www.livejournal.com It is free and it is really cool!
I love LiveJournal- I haven't started keeping my own personal blog yet...its on the list of things to do, but I love the http://www.vaginapagina.com/ group there. It is a womens health & well being group that addresses a wide variety of issues. I've learned a lot more about my body by reading & posting there- it is one of those rare places were you can ask 'is this normal' without being embarressed.
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