...I want to create a new, separate blog, called
...I was redirected to a "Let's get your site a domain!" page. I want to skip this step, but it doesn't seem to be possible. Is it?
No it is not.
First of all you should be aware that your site/domain
foo-health.wordpress.com is a subdomain. The same is true for all sites under
wordpress.com which is a multisite.
You want to register a new site. This new site needs a name.
You want this new site to be called
You want this new site to have the domain name
You want the domain of this new site to be
wordpress.com says: "Let's get your site a domain!"
This happens because although you already own the domain/subdomain
foo.wordpress.com, someone else may have already registered the subdomain
foo-health.wordpress.com in which case will not be available.
Also, you should understand that your domain/site-name
foo-health.wordpress.com is a subdomain of
health.foo.wordpress.com would be a subdomain of your
foo.wordpress.com and at the same time a sub-subdomain of
Unfortunately you are not allowed to create sub-subdomains in
In any case, just click next. It will all be clarified and if the name is available you will be the proud owner of
(I hope my answer untangled this naming thread for you)