Slappy in the Face

Have we recovered from the deliciousness of yesterday’s featured blogger?

Good.

Now we are going to visit a lady who keeps it real. We like that.

Meet Gina of Slappy in the Face. If you have moment to check out her story- you should. She’s been one heck of a journey. She took her nightmare experience with Paxil side effects into information for others.

Here is Gina in her own words:

I started blogging on a dare, when a friend introduced me to a few famous ones and said, “you could do that”. She was right … I could … and I did. I share serious things like my recovery from prescription drug addiction, my experience with hoarding and relationship abuse, and my struggle to overcome debt, but it’s not all doom and gloom. I also share my crazy life raising five teenagers, being the wife of a firefighter, and my “Quest to Destress”. Come on over … I have a box of wine!

Posts from Gina:
I Called the Cops

The Cool Kids

The Truth About My Blogging

Far From Perfect Mamma
OMG! Yummy

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Comments

  1. Wow, what an inspirational story. You are an incredibly brave woman. I wish you all the best.

  2. Hey, I love an honest blogger. Off to meet Gina.

    Are you watching Oprah’s new series this Sunday?

  3. Oh, as someone who takes antidepressants, I definitely want to hear what she has to say, plus it sounds like we have a lot in common! Happy SITS day!

  4. “Box of wine” — I’m there!

  5. So in love with the name of this blog. I would read just for that.. not to mention how amazing it seems already.
    So nice to read such honest posts, I’m looking forward to reading more.

  6. Where is your mission field? It might be just out your front door!

    http://snapshots-morgan.blogspot.com/2012/03/snapshots-of-heart-heart-for-missions.html

  7. That’s a lot to go through, but at least there’s wine! heh Off to the blog!

  8. Can’t wait to head over and check it out! Happy SITS Day!

  9. Happy sits day! I just read on of your post and I can tell I am going to like your blog. I love open and honest bloggers.

  10. Who’s going to Bloggy Boot Camp in Vegas? I am seriously considering it!

  11. Congrats on your SITS day!
    Tracy

  12. Heading over there now :)

  13. OH MY GOODNESS! OH MY GOODNESS! The response is just too much! Thank you all so much for your kind words and for reading. I will be checking back in all day. Cheers!

  14. I love it when the FB is someone I already follow.

  15. I’ll have my glass ready if you’ve got the full box C: Thanks for being real.

  16. Wow, what a journey. I have one teenager & that’s enough for me….she got me at “I have a box f wine”,lol…..will be stopping by shortly.

  17. Seriously SITS? I don’t have time for another must-read blog! I love her! She’s funny, smart, honest and so, so real. Great choice; thank you (I think!!) :)

  18. Great headshot!

  19. Out of all the ways you described yourself, my eyes popped when I read the raising five teenagers part. In about ten years or so, I’ll have four of my own! Your blog material sounds so different from what’s on my current reading list. And different is definitely good. Happy SITS day to you!

  20. Happy Friday!

    Today is my son’s birthday. He’s ten. Ack.

    Off to read the blog!

  21. Happy SITS day! Bring on the wine!

  22. Wow, I just read your story and I want to say you are a very brave person. I wish you the best in your fight to get people to understand more about Paxil. What an inspiration.

  23. Happy SITS Day!

  24. Happy SITS day Gina!

  25. Ok I think I’m going to have a spend a few hours on her blog just to take in all these incredible stories! And that blog title, “Slappy in the Face.” Just pure awesome :)

  26. Gina it’s so wonderful to see you here!!! HAPPY SITS day my friend.

  27. Happy Friday – off to read about what sounds like an amazing story!

  28. Last day to check out the latest color tool I found before I post a new one. ;) Tick tock, ha! Happy Friday everyone.

  29. Happy sits day!

  30. Well, if you have a box of wine …

    Happy SITS day.

  31. You go girl!! Happy SITS day!

  32. What a great blog to end the week with.

  33. Happy SITS Day! I’m heading over to check out your blog! :)

  34. Hi Gina! Looking forward to destressing with you…lord knows I need it! Happy SITS day girlfriend!

  35. I love Gina :) So glad she gets to have her day in the spotlight!

  36. Happy Friday everyone!

  37. Wow! Sounds like Gina has an amazing story! I love your logo, Gina!

  38. Happy SITS day Gina! Five teenagers? Married to a firefighter? Addiction? Recovery? You could write a novel – and we’d all be enthralled. Heading your way now and looking forward to reading more. Happy Weekend everyone!

  39. Happy SITS Day!

  40. Yeah, now that I’ve gained ten pounds on Nutella cupcakes, this will be just the thing. . .

  41. This has become my routine – Wake up. Put the coffee on. Then sip my coffee and read the mornings awesome post ! Thank you!
    What a great way to start my day! Now, I am off to Gina’s blog!
    Have a PRETTY day!
    Kristin

  42. Oooh..I love boxed wine. I’m there!

  43. I have 2 friends that became addicted to their prescription meds. I will be sharing your site! Thanks!

  44. I love when it’s all about the “real”. Can’t wait to read more, Gina…Happy SITS Day!

  45. Wow…what a journey! Looking forward to reading her story. Have a great weekend everyone!

  46. Sounds like today’s FB has quite a story to tell! Off to check her out!

    Happy Friday!

  47. Happy Friday, ladies! Off to meet today’s FB!

  48. Happy SITS day !!

  49. Gina, I just read this intro and am already in awe of you! Looking forward to connecting on your blog.

  50. Happy SITS Day, Gina! What a big week for you – birthday, SITS day – totally well deserved!! Enjoy!

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