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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

So, so fickle!

Hi, I'm Liz. I'm fickle.

I did something awful. I made my Statcounter stop including my own IP address in tallying the daily hits to my blog. You know what that did? It deflated me like a skewered balloon (sound effects included). :0) My blog hits went from 120 a day, to 20 a day. Even if you love me like a sister, you have to admit that's pretty pathetic. That's how often I check my own blog, hoping for comment love!

So, a while ago I made my blog public in order to facilitate access for readers, but because I've discovered the embarrassing truth that I am my #1 fan, I'll be quietly slinking back to the private blogging life, with my tail tucked neatly between my legs and my lower lip dragging along the ground.

No really, I'm fine.

*Chief, please tell me you didn't take that chocolate to work with you.*

Oh, while wallowing in self-pity, I almost forgot to invite you all to slink back to privacy with me. If you'd like to come along, just email me (thebagelfactoryblog@gmail.com) or post your email address here. I'll leave this post up for a while so as to give you all a chance to commit yourselves to daily Bagel reading. Special thanks to my 20 dedicated readers who single-handedly kept my registered hits from plummeting to zero when I nixed my own IP address! I love you guys!!


Note: When commenting, please remember to refer to my family members by their pseudonyms to help protect their privacy. Thank you!

16 comments:

Brooklet said...

Don't be so hard on yourself. I, too, have found myself slightly embarrassed when I exclude my own ip from my stat counter- I check for comments wayyyy too much! But I guess that is the fun of the blog.

Please add me to your private blog.

LeAnn said...

20 is better than my 5 ;( I keep telling myself that I would probably do it even if no one else read it. In fact, I didn't even tell anyone about my blog for 3 months or so. But it IS nice to see the number go up.

I would still love to see your blog but feel free to bump me in place of family or current friends.

cornbread1@gmail.com

Nancy said...

Aww... if it makes you feel better my blog doesn't even get 20 hits a week. :) Though I'm sure it would get more if I actually wrote on it.. maybe I should try it, lol.

I'd like to still have access :) viioletgirl@gmail.com

miriam said...

i have the same problem. it's hard being your own best fan, isn't it? add me, for without my life would pale: mirbird@gmail.com

e. del mar said...

keep me on the list!

weplusthree said...

Put me on your fan list! I just don't check it every day. I don't even know if I have a counter on, but I usually have to pin my family down, sign into it and make them read it :)

La said...

lawoffinden@gmail.com

i will check in!

Tiffany said...

Please send me an invite!

bethy said...

I am WAY behind on blog reading. Having three kids has fried my brain and completely soaked up my time. But I'd like to keep reading bethyover10@gmail.com

Jolene said...

Me too.

Kaci Griffin said...

I haven't checked your blog in quite some time, but hey, I checked it out today! And look, I'm leaving a comment!

Scott and Karin said...

stinkyfalls@hotmail.com!

Ranisa said...

I didn't realize that it wasn't private anymore....I am one of the 20! Count me in!

knrbrletich@sbcglobal.net

Erin said...

i still check! eringoodsell at gmail dot com.

Marilee said...

I hope I am still on your list even though I rarely find time to comment! I love ya and I love reading about all the great things your cute family is up too!!

Laurie said...

Me? Pretty Please?