• 7 Links

    July 21, 2011

    Monica nominated me to do the “7 Links Post” that is going around the blogworld, so I decided to play along.

    Most Beautiful

    For a pug, my little furball knows quite a bit about the important things in life: Life Advice from Murphy. I often go back and read this post when I need a little pick-me-up.


    Most Popular

    Life Advice from Murphy: This baby ended up on StumbleUpon and raked in nearly 80,000 pageviews in a single day! Wicked awesome.

    Trying to Stay Positive: When I shared my colitis diagnosis in this post, it received well over 500 supportive comments. You guys rule.

    Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Recap: A bunch of people said they cried reading my marathon recap post. I also got angry comments because I didn’t post the recap right away. I guess people really wanted to hear how it went.

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    Most Controversial

    I don’t typically address controversial issues on CNC, but there was this one time that my name was dragged through the mud in a national magazine: My Response to Marie Claire.

    Surprise Success

    The post about how Mal and I manage our finances: How We Do It. There were lots of different opinions on this one!

    Also, the Pug 5K post. People still tell me how much they enjoyed reading it.

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    Not Enough

    My post about Teen Mom. My hatred for the show has grown since that post, so it might not fully come across in my writing, but I wish more people would realize the terrible message that the show sends to young girls.

    Also, my Blogger Responsibility: Where Do We Draw the Line post ended up being pretty tame in the comment section. I thought there would be a lot more conversation with that one.


    Most Proud

    This isn’t a specific post, but I’m really proud of my Blogging page. I really enjoy helping new bloggers get their feet wet.

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    And now I pass the torch onto 5 people:

    It was really tough for me to think about these posts, which is part of the reason why I haven’t created a “Top Posts” page yet. I can never think of my favorite posts! If I missed any posts that you really loved, please let me know. It’ll help me when I finally put together my Top Posts page!

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    { 14 comments… read them below or add one }

    RunEatRepeat July 21, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    That Murphy post is my favorite! And I love his puppy pics <3


    The Healthy Engineer July 21, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    How did I know that Murphy was going to rake in that many people!??!

    Seriously I still cannot get enough of him even though I’ve been reading for a year!


    Carolyn July 21, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Hey, so the past few days your pictures have not been showing up in my email updates? Anything you’ve been doing differently? Maybe I need to unsubscribe and then resubscribe to fix it.


    Amelia @ princessandthefrosting July 21, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    The Murphy one is my favourite 🙂


    Ellie@fitforthesoul July 21, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    I think it’s great that you love to help newbies!! I remember that your page helped me when I started a few months ago~~~ 🙂


    Ashley @ Coffee Cake and Cardio July 21, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    Someone nominate me 🙂 WOop WOop!

    It’s great to ready your 7 links! Thanks for sharing.


    dena b July 21, 2011 at 10:07 pm

    so bummed I have not been able to see your pics all week via email..Only when I go directly to your web page can I view them?


    Amber @ Stop and Smell the Wildflowers July 22, 2011 at 12:59 am

    That first pic of Murphy is ADORABLE! 🙂


    chekingfromjapan July 22, 2011 at 1:29 am

    I cannot see your pictures. did you change anything CSS or htaccess or something? your wetsite is also not design-looked too. (which related the link to CSS file) This happened about 2days ago. please fix. i hope to see your blog with the pix and design soon. thanks and good luck.


    laura July 22, 2011 at 8:45 am

    I’m also having trouble viewing your photos! which makes me very sad because I eagerly look for murphy’s adorable face each morning!!!


    Brandy July 22, 2011 at 10:43 am

    I also cannot see your pictures…email or website!


    Julia H. (The Petite Spiel) July 22, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    I just checked out the “Life Advice from Murphy” post again. I subscribe to your blog so it’s not like I’ve never seen Murphy’s adorable face before, but those photos were all just so hilarious that I now legitimately want a pug of my own.


    Electra @ vanillabeanlean.com July 23, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    This post is actually what led me to read your blog for 3-4 hours last night. Definitely glad you played along!


    claire July 27, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    That little pug of yours IS so cute. Ah.


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