Today I Got Shot

Do you ever spend an entire day wearing makeup and hanging out with a man who is not your husband, while your son mistakenly calls him Daddy?

Does your son refuse to eat string cheese if there are individually wrapped Mini-Babybel cheeses in the fridge?

Do your lips break out in hives after a few hours of wearing lipstick because you’re so unused to wearing it?

When having a conversation with another person, do you place your laptop directly to the left of your head with your blog ready and loaded on the screen so they don’t forget you’re a blogger?

Do you ever go grocery shopping with 2 tired hungry kids, a cameraman and a TV producer?

I do.

If you want to view my startlingly life-like portrayal of “Mommyblogger on TV for the First Time”, check out The Today Show on April 24th.

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45 Responses to Today I Got Shot

  1. allysha says:

    Wahoo! This is your big break! Stardom for sure! Can I have your autograph?

  2. Liz says:

    *SHRIEKING* Oh My WORD! You are not joking I hope. I hope to GOD ABOVE this is not an April Fool’s joke.

  3. sarah k. says:

    Derek was really surprised that you even had time or energy to write a post. I kept wanting to call you yesterday, but I was afraid you’d be busy, or on the phone with all your other fanclub members, or wiped out on the couch. So how did it go? We’re they nice? Did they make you park your kids in front of the TV to frame you as a negligent techno-addict? Did you really wear lipstick all day? I can’t even keep it on during church. I was thinking about you all day and sending you good vibes.

  4. sarah k. says:

    “We’re” they nice? I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry. I just can’t type.

  5. Barb says:

    April 24th? That’s almost a month away – my mommy brain doesn’t hold information that long! PLEASE remind me a few days before!

  6. Goslyn says:

    Holy Guacomole! The Today Show! You are a big star. Big congrats, and I hope the piece is flattering – as I’m sure it deserves to be.


  7. Kendra says:

    How exciting!! Someone I actually know on the Today Show….well I think I know you. I mean I read about your life everyday, that’s close enough to knowing you right? Did you do some awesome rapping? Or did you just have to sit there and be really boring and mommyish? That is a long time away, don’t let me forget either. Congrats!

  8. Leslie says:

    Dude. I don’t have cable. Will you put it on YouTube for me? I guess I need to ask a relative to tape it for me. I can’t believe it. Really? I can’t imagine having a camera crew follow me around and then put what they compile on The Today Show. Yikes!!! Wow!! I can’t wait to see it. Sounds hilarious already, what with the hives and all. You HAVE to blog about this more. I want details, woman!

  9. Sarah – they were actually quite fun and I have very little fear that the short segment will turn into an expose of neglectful moms and their irresponsible internet use.

    The whole process was much easier than I thought it would be and I was blessed to feel really comfortable with everything.

    Leslie – I’m not sure about hilarious. It is actually pretty serious mom-ish talk. Maybe next time I’ll do a stand-up routine. πŸ™‚

  10. chilihead says:

    I can’t wait to see it. You are such a celebrity! Of course, you’ve been a celebrity to me for over a year…You were one of the first blogs I ever read!

  11. chris says:

    I almost called you yesterday too. Then they could have talked about Moms who blog AND talk to each other on the phone πŸ˜‰

    Glad that you survived the day. Can’t wait to see the show

  12. Now that you’re a celeb, don’t go all Britney on us. Keep those legs together and for pete’s sake wear panties!

  13. ZaCarrie says:

    For some reason, today I am struck with the rather large impact words have on us. I started reading your blog a year or so ago and I love how you write. Thanks for sharing your life with all of us! Sometimes words are the only thing that help us through our challenges. A year ago I thought blogs were the sport of self-absorbed, lazy, computer-loving weirdos. Your blog showed me how they are really ways to reach out to those we love and those we’ve never met, share our feelings, and receive strength. But I digress… Congratulations on your fame! You deserve it.

  14. Eve says:

    YAY FOR KATHRYN! It’s going to be crazy to see you, your house, and your town on T.V.
    I hope they use you in their teaser all morning before your actually segment. Because then we’ll see you even more than your alotted time!
    You know, when they say “and coming up…How Has Technology impacted Motherhood…” and then they’ll show you at your laptop. And we’ll see that about fifty times before it comes to your part. Can we watch it together? Can we have a Today show party at your house?
    I’ll bring the cake!

  15. Pam in Utah says:

    I’m still home and about to go gopher hunting in the front yard, πŸ™‚ but I just wanted to say how HAPPY we are that things went well and how proud of you we are are are! so cool.

  16. Millie says:

    Wow. That’s all I can say. Thanks for the date. It’ll be fun to see you on TV.

  17. Kimberly says:

    I’m so taping that. And showing it to all my friends and family so I can brag, “I -know- her.”

    In a weird, kinda creepy I-stalk-her-via-her-blog and I’m a huge fan type of way. But still. =P

  18. Amy says:

    OMG! That is so awesome! Very cool – I’ll definitely be watching. πŸ™‚

  19. Jenny says:

    No way… The Today Show? That is HUGE! Congratulations… I can’t wait to see it! πŸ™‚
    Make sure and post a reminder a day or two before for those of us with Tivo…

  20. Cmommy says:

    Because I am a certified packrat, I have saved email from everyone and I have one from you! What will it be worth on eBay? JUST KIDDING!

    Congratulations! I’ll program the Tivo pronto :-)C

  21. Jenny says:

    Hah! Awesome, Kathryn! I’m glad to see you getting all ‘national media’ on us!

  22. bon says:

    Woo hoo! That RAWKS!

  23. Congratulations! I will definitely be looking for you!!!

  24. elliespen says:

    I think this definitely merits a “woot!” Shallow Man and I will be recording it for certain, especially considering that you are one of the reasons why we started blogging in the first place. How fun!

  25. grammyelin says:

    This is so exciting! We have always known that you were awesome, but not the rest of the world can see it along with us. When you become rich and famous, can I hit you up for a loan now and then?

  26. JD says:

    Congrats!! I am so excited to watch!

  27. Karen says:

    SHUT! UP! You are not!!!!

    That is so awesome!!!!

    Seriously? For real??

  28. surcie says:

    NUH UH!


    Further evidence of your flippin’ COOLNESS!

  29. surcie says:

    Whoa. Are you April foolin?

  30. RGLHM says:

    GIDDY UP! Husband tells me we get the today show so I am no longer panicking. YAYA RAH RAH RAH!

  31. peach says:

    How awesome! Can’t wait to see it. Do remind us over and over when the time is close.

  32. Jenn says:

    Awesome, girl! I cannot wait to hear more. You are going all Hollywood on us now. GOOD! I am glad you are getting the attention you deserve! (And positive at that!)

  33. Way to go! How thrilling! Have you ever read “confessions of a shopaholic”? She goes on one of those morning shows too. (btw, that book is hiliarious!!!)

  34. I see a series coming….. πŸ˜‰

  35. oh how cool! You’re gonna be a movie star! πŸ™‚

  36. Jennifer says:

    I asked Tivo quite nicely to record your interview. I have to ask nicely or it won’t behave. I have a tempermental Tivo.
    Congrats! I read quite regularly it will be fun to hear your voice, then I can read you in the correct voice!

  37. design mom says:

    So exciting! I can’t wait to see it.

  38. Tigersue says:

    Knowing me, I will forget to turn the TV on and miss it! I never watch the Today Show. πŸ™‚

  39. Salvina says:

    Wow! That’s exciting! Good luck. I wish they air the Today Show in Singapore! πŸ™

  40. Shalee says:

    Oh how exquisitely divine this is! I get to say that I “know” someone who is famous and who is down to earth. I might even watch tv for this one…

    Nah. Get someone to YouTube it for me, would ya? That will be so much easier for me.


  41. Linda says:

    WOW!!!!! You’re my new role model! Congratulations, I can’t wait to see ya on TV.

  42. taffi says:

    Very cool! I will show your segment to my friends and play it all cool… “yeah, we’ve done dinner and gone shopping… ” They never need know it was WalMart, and only because the dollar store was closed.

  43. Hi! I am back! You probably don’t remember me…the one with cheerios on my butt? no? Okay well, I secretly am your admirer. I am in love with you….no just kidding! I wanted to tell you that I missed reading your blog. You are a great person! I also didn’t know you were on the Today Show! That is totally cool! When it airs will you provide a link here in case I miss it? I am excited for you! Woohoo! Well, thanks for the laughs today and I hope you have a chance to stop by mine and see my latest post. I hope you enjoy it! πŸ˜‰

  44. I knew that autograph you gave me would come in handy!

    I can’t wait πŸ™‚

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