Enough Of That Fiasco!

I (hopefully) moved all of my blog information back to wordpress.com, and am hoping for a fairly quick reply from Bluehost to refund me my money from my 3 year hosting plan that I paid, minus of course the 5 days of stress when I attempted, unsuccessfully, to use it.
For those of you that have managed to migrate your blog to a self-hosted website, I am beyond impressed. This experience was so stressful to me that I do not know that I would ever attempt it again. And that is really too bad because my control over my blog is again limited.
If you have self-hosted and found an amazing hosting site that did not find it necessary to charge $19.99 just to talk you through the process of moving your domain name, let me know. And no, I did not pay them anything to help me; it did not appear very user friendly right from the get-go.
So, after today, hopefully I can get back on track with my daily blogs, and I apologize for all the errors and non-existent webpages you were likely directed do.
Have a Happy Tuesday!

Tuesday’s Thought For The Day!

Just a word of advice, for those of you contemplating moving your blog from wordpress.com to wordpress.org, and a self-hosting website. If you are not good with html codes, or decoding ridiculous webpages of hosts that are set up badly, do not move your blog.

I repeat, do not move your blog.

I am actually going to be very surprised if anyone sees this, because it appears that I have lost all of my followers. On 3 different blogs. 2 of which I cannot even log into any longer.

So, pay the web hosting company to help you (which is why they make it so difficult), find the IT expert in your family, or just don’t move your blog.

And how is your week going?

An update On The Not-So-Easy Blog Transfers…

I really did not think this whole “host-your-own-blogs” thing out before I proceeded to give BlueHost a large chuck of money to move my WordPress blogs there. Not that I did not want to do this, but the timing was really, REALLY bad on my part.

  1. Last night was my last day of being a 3rd shift Supervisor. I am starting a new position with my company on Monday, and need to get used to working 1st shift again. I was on 3rd shift for 2 ½ years.
  2. Starting Monday, I will be training in above mentioned position, which I had prior to Supervising, and much has changed since then.
  3. I took a 2-3 hour “nap” this morning after I got home from work, knowing I had to be at a football game tonight and could not make it that late without some sleep.
  4. I get physically ill when I do stuff like this to my body. So I am at this moment tired, frustrated, and having pains that I only get when I pull these kinds of stunts.
  5. My Leadership class for my MBA started yesterday, and this professor seems to be especially detail-oriented. I mean more so than all of the other Professors I have had who have their Doctorate degrees.
  6. I need to get my 8th grader’s homeschooling stuff straightened out; we seem to have a disconnect between her online school database and our computer.

So, with all of this stuff going on at once, I have no idea what possessed me to just go ahead and begin switching my blogs.

On a positive note, after 2 days, I finally got the nameserver on my Books and Opinions blog to send it to BlueHost. My other 2 blogs? Not-so-well.

I am stalling on doing my discussion questions for my class which are due tomorrow. When I feel overwhelmed like this with numerous things going on at once, I tend to shut down and not take care of any of them. The smart me would do one thing at a time, then move on to the next.

I am not being smart today.