Hello lovelies! I just read through all the comments from yesterday’s post and WOW! You guys were some busy little bees yesterday!
I was pretty productive myself! For the first time in I don’t know how long, the day seemed to kind of stretch on and on. I actually can’t believe how I managed to do everything I did!
- worked out
- did laundry (well, sort of…folding is the bane of my existence)
- prepped food for the week
- washed dishes
- typed up my first guest post (all to be revealed soon my pretties)
- typed up my own post
- AND cleared out my Google Reader!
The best thing about catching up? Finding some amazing posts by some of my fellow bloggers that really made me think! One of the things I love most about reading blogs is getting the opportunity to learn more about myself. It’s not always about the recipes and the drool-worthy eats, it’s about LIFE!
A few of the posts that I can’t quit thinking about:
- Lindsay’s post on a Fresh Focus.
- And an old post of Janetha’s on Spring Cleaning from the inside out (I’ve seriously read this post at least a dozen times by now.)
- Elise’s post on Intuition and the struggle with intuitive eating.
I love these ladies for their honesty and openness and for helping me to realize there are some things I need to change…starting now!
I am officially joining Lindsay’s Fresh Approach and claiming dinner as my meal of the day with ZERO distractions! It’s seriously sad how my laptop and I seem to be connected at the hip…wait, do computer’s have hips?…eh, I digress. I also really want to stop depending on technology as my sole means of entertainment. Seriously, when is the last time I read a book?! Yeah, so much for those New Year’s Intentions, huh?
Just like Janetha, I need to do a little spring cleaning of my own, a little “dusting around the broccoli stalks” if you will. Along with the stress of the new house, my eating habits have been so unpredictable and sporadic. But over the past week or so, I’ve fallen back in love with running (nothing hardcore, just a couple of 5K’s) and since then I’ve been drinking a LOT more water and becoming more aware of the “fuel” I’m giving my body… FYI: jelly beans are NOT considered good carb loading! 😉
While reading Elise’s post, I felt as if she was writing it just for me. Over the last couple of months, I’ve been so proud to see KMB grow and welcome new readers! It really warms my heart to know that there are people out there that actually care what I have to say and understand (or at least tolerate) my quirkiness. I LOVE that I discovered the blogging community. Blogging is honestly the first real hobby that I’ve ever had and I find so much joy in sharing and communicating with you guys via my little corner of the blogosphere!
But I’ll be honest…sometimes “It ain’t easy
being green blogging!” I’m constantly trying to think of new and inventive recipes and struggling with the daylight (or lack there of with all the rain we’ve been getting) so that I can have blog-worthy photos of new and inventive recipes! It’s hard. Sometimes I don’t WANT to take pictures of my food. Sometimes, I don’t WANT to make my food look pretty. Sometimes I just WANT to EAT!
Lately, I’ve only been taking pictures of my food when I feel like it. Forgive me if the recipes aren’t rolling out quite as quickly as they have in the past, but I want to keep this blog FUN…for me AND for you! I don’t want to feel like I’m under pressure to debut the next best dish in “x” amount of time…I want it to just come to me and I want to feel excited to share it, not obligated.
Hookay! So is this the longest post in history or what?! Hope you guys are still awake out there! And well, I couldn’t put you through my crazy rambling without a least sharing ONE foodie pic:
Notice my sweet potato in the background?
I finally got around to trying the banana/avocado combo!
For my fellow bloggers out there, any tips/secrets for balancing it all?
For all my readers, what would you think if I started posting only every other day instead?