10 Reasons I Can't Write A Blog Post Right Now


The blogging life has its ups and downs. Since I continue to do it, the ups apparently outweigh the downs for me. But there are those days when writing a blog post feels like lifting a stack of bricks. It doesn’t help, of course, that my attention is easily hijacked into anything and everything that could possibly make it on my to-do list. Like today…

  • 1. Must go outside 1 of 10
    1. Must go outside
    Have you looked outside? How can I possibly stay in here and write this blog post when it's vacation weather out there?! Isn't that one of the benefits of my bloggy life? I'm not a slave to the man. I don't have to sit in an office for eight hours a day! I'm claiming my freedom! I'm a blogger!
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  • 2. Must help my sis 2 of 10
    2. Must help my sis
    My sister just started a blog. So I've been chatting with her about how to work with WordPress. I mean, I AM the official blogger in the family.
  • 3. Must drive traffic 3 of 10
    3. Must drive traffic
    Pinterest! Haven't you heard? It's a must if you want to drive traffic to your blog. With Facebook integration, people are flocking to the latest hawt social platform and it's part of my job to stay on top of such things. I must keep my eye on the traffic ball, no? I'm a blogger, after all.
  • 4. Must be social in social media 4 of 10
    4. Must be social in social media
    Engagement. I must make the rounds on Twitter and Facebook, respond to my @ replies, leave a few comments and hearts on Instagram. No one likes a broadcaster. I'm not "that guy." I'm a blogger!
  • 5. Must get ready for Blissdom 5 of 10
    5. Must get ready for Blissdom
    Blissdom is in a few weeks. It's one of the best blog conferences and you know, I am a blogger… who has nothing to wear. Time to do some Etsy speed shopping! At least I'm efficient. It's not like I'm wasting time going to the mall!
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  • 6. Must feed the fam 6 of 10
    6. Must feed the fam
    It's so much more efficient to get the grocery shopping done before school let's out. You avoid the after school and work crowd. Isn't that one of the pluses of being a blogger?
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  • 7. Must work 7 of 10
    7. Must work
    I have a Skype lunch date. Ah, the joys of technology… being able to connect and work with other bloggers.
  • 8. Must tend to the home 8 of 10
    8. Must tend to the home
    The laundry is calling my name. I know, I could do it later but then the sheets won't be dry and it's such a plus that I'm a blogger and can be home to transfer to dryer… er, I mean hang them on the line. LOL.
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  • 9. Must let the dog out 9 of 10
    9. Must let the dog out
    The dog has to go out. I'm so glad I'm home and don't have to pay a dog walker. He's so happy I'm a blogger!
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  • 10. Must pick up the kids 10 of 10
    10. Must pick up the kids
    Oops! Gotta run pick up the kiddos. Thank goodness I'm a blogger and my schedule is soooo flexible!
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I’ll just blog tomorrow….

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