It’s been said that most athletes perform the best when they have balance in their lives. I’ve read a couple of blogs on how “balance is key” blah blah blah. When really, these same blogs that talk about “balance” blog about the same thing/topic/subject multiple times a day. Is that really balanced? Unless it is actually your job it seems a little more obsessive to me… I apologize if this offends anybody that might be reading this… it’s just my personal opinion.
I can KIND OF throw myself in this category when it comes to blogging about running. I tend to do it a lot. I absolutely LOVE blogging & I LOVE running, but sometimes I find myself in a “wow, that was awesome, but ugh blogging about it seems so dang tedious.” You know, maybe because I write exactly how I speak… so maybe it just takes me longer to whip out a post? Or I feel like I need to add pictures to all of them… because really, who likes blogs without pictures? COME ON, BE HONEST!
I guess that’s why I did away with my dailymile and opted to keep my training stuff private? I realized the “whole world” didn’t need to know how every.single.run went. Then I decided just to do some weekly recaps instead, to keep those up to date who cared. Now, unless I have a dynamite tempo run, or a race… I really don’t have that dire urge to share it anymore. Why is that?
Yea. I took a week off to avoid an injury, I had a great race this past weekend, maybe had to ditch out on my tempo run at mile 5 of 10 due to an extremely pissed GI system tonight… training this time around is definitely having it’s ups && downs. However, I don’t think this has anything to do with it.
That being said, I think I’m going to give the whole “running” on the blog thing a break. The past two days I’ve blogged about things totally unrelated to running.. && I LOVED IT! It was quick and fun! No splits.. graphs.. etc. Just fun little things I enjoyed writing about
I think if anything it will HELP me as a blogger. Help me expand the topics I write about. So, not sure what’s coming up… all I can tell you is it will be a little less running. Hoping this will help balance things out a little bit!
**side note** I’m not cutting back my ACTUAL running in any way shape or form… just writing about it a little less.
Run bloggers– do you ever get that “I’m sick of writing about running?” Do you enjoy blogging about other things? How do you balance out your blog?