It has been seriously difficult to move this blog from the free WordPress.com site to its new home at poorkitteh.com (running on WordPress.org)
WordPress copied all 435 posts without a hitch. I didn’t lose any posts. Baruch Hashem. Thank God.
Jetpack changed the author on every post to Rivka.
Those are the good things.
Not so good:
Different user names and passwords for WP.com and WP.org
All my comments are still under my old name.
I think I have two Gravatar accounts now. Not sure.
I need to manually change the copyright info on 435 posts.
Really not good:
WordPress.org does not connect to the Reader.
This means that I am in the same playing field as infinity-number “business-entrepreneurs” as exist on the World Wide Web. That’s bad. I’m not prepared for that yet. I don’t know how to keep my 350 followers and to be available to new ones. It’s complicated.
But I am building a social media network. I got Facebook up and running. (Yeah me.) That was no small feat because I had to remember that I am trying to build/create an anonymous alterego. [Rivka Poorkitteh] I have to remember not to like any people, places or things that would connect an employer, a family member or a random searcher to my RealName Facebook page.
This would be simpler if I weren’t trying to protect my parents. I would still feel more comfortable if I just threw caution to the wind and put myself out there. I had a nervous breakdown. I survived suicide. I am possibly codependent. (Okay, writing that makes me uncomfortable.) I still have imaginary conversations with David-the-Narcissist.
It’s terrible that I do that. He doesn’t think about me ever. If he accidentally gets reminded of me, he probably thinks, “Oh, what a rapist.”
Why do I still spend so much energy talking to that man? (while maintaining No Contact in the real world!)