m Celtic Cross Celtic Cross - Average Everyday Sane Psycho Supergoddess

August 16, 2005

Blogging's Dark Cloud

Every once in a while, I get frustrated with this here blog. I do. Surprised? I didn't think so.

I've been blogging since March of 2004. I don't think that makes me an expert, by any means, but I've been around for a while.

Some times, I just can't think of a damn thing to post. Sure, there are a hundred things going on in my life, but none of them seem "blog worthy," you know? I ran across a pamphlet yesterday that made me giggle like an idiot, but also made me think...

This point I can totally relate to - I get around 200 visits per day and an average of what?...15 comments? Bleh. Yeah, I'm whining. Deal with it.

Let's see...
Biochemical Resistance - check
Content Anxiety - check
Self Loathing - check
Pressure - check
Uh oh...

Great suggestions! *cough*

LOVE his shirt! lol
"Blog for your own enjoyment or you're in trouble." Um...yeah!

So, perhaps I'm suffering from Blog Depression!? Do they make medicine for this? Blogzac? Wellblogtrin? *snicker*

Nah, I'm ok. I DO blog for my own enjoyment. So there.

...but you like me, right? Right? lol


At August 16, 2005 9:57 am, Blogger Jamie said...

I can't tell you how many times I almost quit my blog for about three months in the spring!

But, I can't, I'm totally addicted!!!

At August 16, 2005 10:07 am, Blogger Denny Shane said...

if I quit blogging what would I do with my life? I'd actually have to start being productive. hmmmmm

At August 16, 2005 10:19 am, Blogger Julie said...

I haven't posted since Saturday because I can't think of anything to blog about...I must need some Blogzac. ;)

At August 16, 2005 10:24 am, Blogger Derek Knight said...

dementia was spelled wrong.

At August 16, 2005 10:39 am, Blogger just me said...


I never looked at blogging as anything more then an easier quicker way to throw out my thougths.

I used to have a journal I would write in but that became time consuming for me. Now..I throw down a few lines of nonsense and I feel great!! *shrugs*

Guess I'm the weird one, huh?

At August 16, 2005 10:41 am, Blogger Kate the Peon said...

Celti, thanks for sharing that. Too funny!

At August 16, 2005 10:41 am, Blogger midwest_hick said...

lol...This seems to be the theme today....writer's block has taken over many a blog I make the rounds of daily.....including mine as well.

At August 16, 2005 11:08 am, Blogger sydwynd said...

I know how you feel. I feel like such a slacker if I don't post something for a while. Or that my life is somehow dull. Truthfully, I think I'm just a comment whore.

I've been contemplating taking a break but can't bring myself to it. My biggest problem now is that the number of people commenting on my blog as grown significantly in the last month and I feel obligated to read their blogs (nearly all of which are good) so I don't have time to post on my blog and read others. This is becoming a full time job!

At August 16, 2005 11:09 am, Blogger celestial blue said...

that. was. BRILLIANT.
I'm sure we can all identify.

At August 16, 2005 1:08 pm, Blogger Brighton said...

Like you? Like you? Hell, I love you girl!!!

At August 16, 2005 2:13 pm, Blogger Boobabe said...

I so identify with this. I was thinking maybe we should start a support group but everyone would drop in but not have any comments. ;)

At August 16, 2005 2:23 pm, Blogger Spirit Of Owl said...

ROTFLMAO! That's hilarious!

Love to you Celti, mucho! :)

At August 16, 2005 2:26 pm, Blogger Pup said...

On the second to the last page, did it actually say 'suck cock for higher goodle rank'?

So that's how to do it... :)

At August 16, 2005 2:28 pm, Blogger Outburst said...

I know the feeling... at times I wish for my readers to vanish so I don't have the expectation, and then when I get one or two comments I wonder what I've done wrong.
Do it for yourself, maybe you'll have success there where I've failed.

At August 16, 2005 2:51 pm, Blogger Varla said...

I'm so there. I love it. Great post.

At August 16, 2005 5:30 pm, Blogger No_Newz said...

Yeah, I frikkin love you man! :)
Lois Lane

At August 16, 2005 6:16 pm, Blogger Seamus said...

The psyche community will eventually make a fortune from all of us - one blog at a time!!! =)

At August 17, 2005 12:04 am, Blogger desertUndine said...

Funny. Sad. And, you know, I read you almost every day. Sorry I don't comment - sometimes just have nothing worth saying. I'll be reading you later!

At August 17, 2005 10:54 am, Blogger E-Lo said...

That was freaking hilarious!

I don't know what I'd do without my blog. I'd be lost... there isn't anything about blog co-dependancy in that thing!

Celti, we heart you. :)

At August 17, 2005 11:05 am, Blogger Celti said...

Jamie - oh, I know. I've thought about it, too. Too much invested!

Denny - well, you'd run your travel agency, silly. lol

Julz - yep, I think so!

Derek - smart ass. lol
not MY spelling error...

JustMe - awww, love you too! That's a healthy way to look at it. Nah, not wierd at all.

Katey - you're welcome. :)

Mike - summer doldrums, perhaps. You never seem to be lacking for content. lol

Vince - comment whore - LOL! I know exactly what you mean.

CB - thanks & yep. :)

Brighton - awwww, love you too! *basking* :)

Boo - I think we all do. HA HA HA about the sppt group!

Owl - glad you liked it. :D
Love you, too!

Pup - um, that was Google rank, but yeah. lol! Don't go there...

Outburst - comments are so unpredictable. I find I get the most when I expect the opposite.

Varla - I know you are. thanks! xox

Lois - I frikkin love you, too. lol

Seamus - LOL! Nah, not me...I'll be spending it upgrading my PC.

Undine - I know you stop by often - don't worry about it. I am guilty of the same. :)

E-Lo - hmmm...that could be a whole new pamphlet. lol
I heart you, too. :)

At August 17, 2005 11:46 am, Blogger Jennifer said...

We do love you. :) And blogging for your own enjoyment is what it's all about. I don't really care who reads me I just like to blog :)


At August 17, 2005 1:53 pm, Blogger Totsie said...

Haha! Love this!

I freely admit to using jellybeans to medicate my blog depression.

And I would so wear that shirt.

At August 17, 2005 2:48 pm, Blogger Michael said...

This is why I go underground every once in a while. Recharge the batteries. If only I had known about this...!

At August 17, 2005 4:35 pm, Blogger Sloth said...

Vince should read this.

You KNOW I can relate...

At August 17, 2005 6:37 pm, Blogger Miss_Vicki said...

Sorry it's taken me so damn long to get over here, I think I was suffering from blog depression!!!! ;)

That's funny as hell!

At August 18, 2005 1:19 am, Blogger Kerri said...

Oops! I'm guilty of being one of the "stupid ******* lurkers" who never leaves a comment! I'll try to do better! Hate to find out I'm responsible for your Blog Depression! :o)

At August 18, 2005 8:24 am, Blogger Celti said...

Jennifer - thanks, sweetie! *hugs*

Totsie - keep that jelly bean addiction in check, girlie. lol
So would I!

Michael - yep. We all understand. Just take your Wellblogtrin and you'll be fine. :)

Sloth - He's been here & totally relates. lol Don't we all?

Vicki - awww, take your blogzac & jelly beans, girl! lol

Kerri - oh, that's ok. Just say "hi" if you don't have anything else to say. :)


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