Remember a couple of weeks ago when I asked five bloggers five questions? Several of you said you wanted me to answer my own five questions. I hope you were serious. . . Here’s a little insight into my crazy blogging head.
My mind is always racing with ideas for how I can make this blog a little better. I do a lot of my thinking in the shower (one of the few places where I’m ever alone). An idea for a post could come from anywhere—a pretty picture in a magazine, a question from a reader, something I want to do to our house. If people only knew how often I have the thought “maybe I could blog about that”, they might be alarmed. . .
I’ll be honest. The email that comes along with blogging totally overwhelms me sometimes. I don’t mind questions, and try my best to answer them, but I occasionally have to go through my inbox and just delete those that are over a month old, and decide to be okay with that. Sometimes, it’s all I can handle to just put regular posts up on my blog and take care of everything else I have to do around here. I hope you all understand. (I think you do.)
I am more than grateful that blogging has become a job for me, and one that allows me to do 99% of my work from behind the computer, at home in a crusty t-shirt, with a very flexible schedule. Beyond that, I love that I’ve made some great “online friends” (which sounds creepy, but really isn’t). And, okay—seeing our home in BHG was pretty huge for me.
I have to say, I dread Monday morning blogging. A Monday morning post means Sunday night writing, which means coming out of weekend mode a little early. Isn’t that silly?
(Oh, and a very full email inbox, which I already mentioned, sometimes gives me anxiety.)
These are big problems to have, right? :)
Lately, I’ve been starting my posts late at night and finishing them in the morning after I drop the big kids at school. The twins have recently turned mobile, which is making this slightly more difficult. Sometimes, if I have a good (or funny) thought, I’ll quickly write a title and a few sentences during the day and save it to come back to and work on later.
There you have it. More than you ever wanted to know about my blogging habits.