It's Double Cake Day! My Two Year Anniversary on Steem

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Time sure flies when you're having fun! Two years ago today, I listened to @simba and created my account on Steemit. Sure, I left for almost a year in between, missing 2 steemfests and a hardfork, but I am happy I came back and found my place on this blockchain.

Starting out, I believed I've found a cool blogging platform to pay me for doing the thing I love most - writing. I tried my luck with creative writing, but quickly found myself stuck when lacking inspiration. So I posted selfies and random rants for a few weeks. 

And then I discovered Utopian.

You can see the progress in my post history, and if you look at my activity in the past six months you'll notice that I've shifted pretty much all my focus to creating Utopian content. Either for my blog or other related accounts - Utopian is kinda all I do. And I love it.

However, there's still a part of me that misses being me in my blog. Sharing more than open source news or marketing tips. I want to do that more. So call it a Steemversary resolution, but this is mine: I want to try and post at least one "Ilana" post a week. It can be creative writing, photo galleries, lifehacks, renovation projects and other adventures and stories that are worth sharing. It won't be easy, as work at Utopian never ends and I do enjoy it, but I think it's important that I express more. That I *am* more.

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Congrats, Ilana, looking forward to you actually blogging some more crazy shit!

Happy anniversary!

Congrats Ilana! I look forward to your more personal posts!

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Here's to hoping that actually happens!

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SO you are actually one year old steemian ;) Still good imo.

Congratulations on your 2nd steemit birthday :)

Happy Steemversary!!🎂

You know, we would want to see more of "you" in your blog more often 😉

Congrats ! Yeah, you should post other stuff too even if it's a crappy selfie or whatever :D

Wow, that long, you're getting old, thinking of retirement already? ;-)

Yay!! Congratulations you awesome human.. Yes do express more! I'd love more "Ilana" posts <3

congratulation techslut ❤😊❤ god bless your work and grow fast in steemit.

Congrats Ilana!!

Congrats on the anniversary 🍰 I think Utopian is very important but also miss your old posts and stories :) looking forward to your new Ilana posts :)

Uh-huh... ! If one you can make everywhere on steem Pink, everyone on the blockchain will Know this. Congratulations BTW ;)