I don't want to say what the panel is about yet because I don't think BlogHer has announced the tracks and sessions and I don't want to ruin any surprises. But we need to work out some hand signals ahead of time. This way I can cue you all if I need a distraction after saying something idiotic. Like maybe you could fake a choking fit or start speaking in Pig Latin.
But I'm so excited to
The only thing nagging at me right now is my hearing loss. Last year I had some trouble hearing some of the sessions and just about all of the opening and closing ones that were in the big hall. Insurance doesn't cover the cost of hearing aids so it's something I've put off doing for years. But it's starting to sink in how much I miss - and how stressful it is worrying if you will be able to hear what's going on around you.
I think I'm just going to be super excited for a few days, then I'll contact the hotel to see if they have any listening devices. If not, I'll be the one at the conference with the giant cornucopia sticking out of my ear so I don't miss a thing.