Liz is the Editor-in-Woman of WomanlyWoman.com. She is a 30-something Christ-following, Urban Appalachian American. She is known as “Aunt ZZ” to one niece and two nephews. Besides surviving the academic rigor it took to earn a B.A. and M.Ed. as well as begin work on an M.B.A. she is also a survivor of Papillary Thryoid Cancer and Sexual Assault. She has used the internet to socialize since the early 90s and hard-coded her first website using HTML 1.0 before blogging platforms existed.
I want this site to be a place for women to connect. For me it has been a place to “get real” and be real about who I am and who I am becoming. This blog isn’t about me though. It’s about women everywhere. It’s about what it means to be a woman. It’s about what it doesn’t mean to be a woman. I am not the center of this blog. In fact, I believe that God is using me to make a difference in this world (and world wide web) through this domain name.
During the time I have been working on this blog, I have become a new person. I have been healed of many things and continue to be healed. Although most of my posts are about entertainment, health, beauty, and shopping savings occasionally those topics relate to my life. In my real life, I am a real person. I struggle with real issues. God has given me this blog as a platform not just for my own issues or opinions, but as a way to communicate what he is doing in my life.
If you are interested in my professional work experience and education, please view my Linked In profile. I only accept connections with people I’ve personally met and worked with in a business relationship. My alma maters:
If you are just snooping around and want to know more about my personal life, click “It’s Personal” in the Category drop down menu in the sidebar.
If you are wondering how this blog came to fruition, please check out the About WomanlyWoman.com page.
If you are just overwhelmingly impressed with me and would like to hire me or buy something from me, visit LizBarnett.Me since this blog isn’t the only thing I do.
Lastly, I’m “Cray Cray” but that’s OK. It’s only a part of who I am and it is the place from which my creative energy comes. My mental health diseases are just as challenging (if not more) than cancer, but my challenges have made me the person I am today. Because of them, I have always been able to turn to God when things go wrong. As time progressed, God became the center of everything for me (which is how it is supposed to be) and I might not have gotten there had it not been for my challenges. People need to stop freaking out about mental health, tip toeing around the issue and do something about it… Mental Health issues are very real, tangible, diseases. Let’s stop stigmatizing them and accomplish something, people!
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