I know the feeling. I don’t like the new format at all..and have continued to lobby for the old format. On the other hand, you get what you pay for, I guess.
So sorry to hear Jeff!! The Atheodox Judaism blog ran into similar issues a while back, that he was able to resolve. you can contact him via his blog:http://atheodox.blogspot.ca/Good luck!!
Every person I know who uses Blogger hates it.