Why I Am Giving Up Blogging

I am giving up blogging and here is why.

1. I am reeling from all the information and ideas gained from last weekend’s BritMums Live conference.

2. I am almost starting to believe my own press (or feedback from other bloggers). I think this might be quite dangerous so am taking time to think and process it all. It is not as easy as you think to go from relative obscurity to a degree of blogging fame. I am having to re-evaluate who I am and where I fit in.

3. I have other things to be getting on with that need my attention. Sometimes blogging and blogging-related stuff stops me making progress with those things.

4. I want to see what life feels like when blogging does not feature in it.
I can’t quite remember.

5. I am questioning many things such as reviews, events, statistics and awards. I don’t think any of these things are bad but I do want to decide how to deal with them.

6. I want to lose the naked blogger thing. It is getting a bit tiresome so I want to play with some other daft ideas.

7. I want to know if I can do it.

8. I want to stop getting on certain peoples nerves.

I will stop blogging on 2nd July 2012 and be back on 9th July 2012.

Oh dear me, you didn’t think I was going to give up for good did you?

Hadn’t you heard? The future’s bright, the future’s blogging.

Have a great week and if you fancy guest posting in my week off, let me know.

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11 thoughts on “Why I Am Giving Up Blogging

  1. Brilliantly written, I was n the edge of my seat right up until the last! Once a blogger, always a blogger I reckon!

  2. Lol a whole week you brave lady. You deserve the break lovely, you are a hardcore blogger which by no means is a bad thing. Enjoy.x

  3. Blogging breaks can be so therapeutic in so many ways! I actually had an “internet” break when we went on holiday earlier this year. I didn’t check the internet (no emails, twitter, facebook, blogs etc) for about 10 days and it took me ages to take the first step and go online again. It was so freeing and I think I will schedule in regular breaks like that. I’m an “all or nothing” kind of person and though I love being connected, the break did make me realise I needed to re-evaluate certain things.

    Have a wonderful break!

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