Since I have started this blog my typical day has been waking up at 5:00, starting work at 7:30, coming home at 4:00 in the afternoon and then from then until about 7:30 I work on the blog and then I do whatever I want. I am extremely content and love working on my blog . However, lately my neighbour (who comes down every night and hangs around even if I tell him I am busy) has been complaining that I am working too much on the blog.
Most would say that for the age of my blog I put way too much time into it. I disagree, I do not look at blogging like work. It is more of a hobby for me. I enjoy going around to all my favorite blogs reading and leaving a comment if I have something to say. I have no problem putting in a solid weekend of work writing posts, reviews, or just hanging out on Yakezie. I love the community. Also, while being involved I am also learning various strategies, saving tips, and general information concerning finance through the many blogs I enjoy.
Mind you, I do other things as well. I am far from anti-social. I love going out with friends. I just hate how some people pressure me into thinking I put too much time into a hobby that I enjoy.
Tonight when my neighbour came downstairs I refused to let him in. Every time he comes downstairs to talk I lose not only 5-10 minutes (sometimes hours) but at least another 15 minutes on top of the time he was there to regain my train of thought. This is what bugs me. Last night he was downstairs for an hour before he left. Despite having hours before I would normally sleep I was not able to continue writing the article I was working on. I essentially lost an entire night worth of producing content for you all because my neighbour couldn’t get it into his head that I do not want him around all night, every night.
Do you think I was being harsh by not entertaining him? Do you believe I work on the blog too much? I don’t know how many times I have had to tell him I am busy, yet he still does not seem to get it. I do not like being a bad person, but I really couldn’t help it. I was just getting tired of him not understanding that I do not have a particular interest in playing video games all the time (which is all he seems to want to do).
I would really like to hear your opinion on this matter.