Monday, June 22, 2009

Taking a break...

While it may seem obvious to some people, I've been taking a break from blogging.
There are a few reasons for this - lack of time, stress, lack of motivation, laziness, etc.


Health and fitness is still absolutely important to me and central in my life, but my blog just isn't fitting in right now. I hope to continue blogging, but who knows?
I feel like the reason for this blog was to motivate people to start and continue a healthy life journey, and I think I accomplished that.
My interests in health and fitness have now branched off into more specific areas that I don't think appeal to the masses (like my superfoods posts didn't get a big reader response). While I still continue to learn and put the things I learn into practice, I realize that it's not what everyone wants to read about, if they did, they could pick up a book and read it rather than read what I paraphrase.


Perhaps after we move and I get settled into whatever it is I'm doing, I'll find more inspriation to write, but journaling my life online just isn't something I really feel comfortable doing.
Thanks to everyone who has read my posts and I hope that you've found my random thoughts and insight amusing and informative. My cooking blog will live on for sure, at least for a while, so you can always reach me there, and who knows, maybe I'll be back!

20 comments:

  1. Good luck Ash! Hope to keep in touch with you through your other blog.

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  2. That's for all the motivation you've provided! I'll be keeping up with your cooking blog for sure :)

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  3. Thanks Ash! I did enjoy your superfood posts, but that's my own fault for not commenting. You've definitely inspired me. Be well!

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  4. Best of luck with your weight loss journey. I hope you make it to your goal weight! I have really enjoyed your blog, but blogging is definitely something you need to feel inspired to do. Take care of yourself!

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  5. Thank you for all of your blogging. I've started Shredding b/c of your posts, and I'm doing C25K now. You are fabulous!!

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  6. I really enjoy this blog, as well as your cooking blog, and find it very motivational. I understand that you have to do what is right for you, but I hope you come back when you are ready!

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  7. I'm so sad that you're not going to be blogging anymore...but I definitely understand the lack of interest at this point. I think we all go through it!!

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  9. Ashley,

    Best of luck with your move. Thank you for all the hard work you put into this blog. It has been so helpful and inspirational. I found the superfoods posts interesting as well. I totally understand that you want to move on, but I will be sad not to see anymore updates. You are always so cheerful and inspiring.

    Take care!

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  10. I may not have commented as much as I would have loved too, but I've always found your blog to be inspirational! Thank you!

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  11. Enjoyed following your progress and definitely enjoyed making some of your recipes. Best wishes and good luck with your move.

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  12. I am a friend of someone that knew you from college (amy) and told me about your blog to help get me inspired again about health/fitness...thanks for all your information and best of luck...

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  13. Good Luck with everything. Your blog has been a wonderful source of inspiration and motivation. Keep up the good work!

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  14. You are a great inspiration! Please let us know once you reach your goal weight! Hopefully, you will get to meet Jillian!

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  15. I came across your blog today, and I just have to tell you that it was exactly what I needed! I've started a weight loss journey myself and after reading through several of your posts, I'm more motivated than ever! Thank you!

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  16. Hey Ash, I really miss your blog :( I am so glad that you are still posting on your food blog though - I love your interesting new takes on tried and true favorites. I really hope you continue to post on this blog from time to time, but I understand burnout! I'd love to hear how your life change is going.

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  17. Ash please come back! I am struggling so much and for 8 weeks I have been on a plateau and it WILL NOT MOVE! You are inspiring me and there are SO FEW blogs around like ours! come back :(

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  18. Ash: Good luck w/your move. This race is in Jacksonville in Feb. and I might or might not come do it: http://www.breastcancermarathon.com/ -- you might check it out.

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