Life By Kristen

Go, and embrace your liberty. And see what wonderful things come of it. – Little Women

Blogging Everyday Recap

When I set out to blog everyday in October ( because November is super busy for me, I made my own NaBlogPoMo), I think part of me thought I wouldn’t be able to do it, even though I laid out an organized posting calendar with random topics and ideas. So I’m happy that I was able to complete the task 100%.

It was definitely great to recommit myself to the blog and think about what I want to posting on here. And it was difficult for sure to come up with new topics for every single day and to plan ahead for the weekends, but I definitely fall back in love with the scheduled post.

Many sincere thanks for your comments and kind words- it’s always sort of strange to write things and then hear nothing but crickets, especially when more established bloggers and sites get lots of comments everyday.

Before I committed to blogging every day this month, I definitely was considering shutting down the blog not just because I wasn’t feeling the creative spark of writing, but also because I felt the need to keep so much of my life private and not broadcast every single thing that has been going on. I’ve learned this month that there is a way to write about myself and my life while leaving a lot of the other stuff out. Writing everyday made me remember how much I love doing it, how much I have to do more of it because as with exercise it’s a muscle that has to be maintained and without out, you lose its strength.

I’ve decided to keep the blog going for now and keep to a fairly regular posting schedule of at least once or twice a week, though I will warn now that my November is filled with conferences, family, and a pretty packed work schedule that may leave me a bit brain tired more often than not. But I like having my own little space in the interwebs and will maintain it as I can, realizing that I’m blogging for myself and to be a part of a community and not compare myself to others. I’m not trying to get a book deal from the blog (pipe dream for sure), I’m just trying to have a spot where I can vent, share, comment, and explore life and all its musings.

Onward to November, the best month of the year!

And WOOOOHOOOO for the Boston Red Sox!

Advertisements

Single Post Navigation

One thought on “Blogging Everyday Recap

  1. Oh hooray! I am so glad you decided to keep this blog going… I’ve enjoyed reading more from you, and you know, it’s true that the community works better when you write regularly as well. 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: