For the sake of blogging….

No matter how good you are in your writing, there is nothing like a picture to complete your story. So, for the sake of blogging, I sacrificed my diet, to have a packet of that Maggie Tasty Lite Instant Noodles just so I could post the picture of it in my earlier post. I even climbed onto a chair to reach into the deep recess of my cupboard to get out my chinese tea cup which I had received in some hamper, just so I could put the teacup to complete my picture.

I wanted to make myself a cup of Jasmine tea to wash down the MSG that I had consummed for the sake of blogging but I was too lazy, so the photo was taken without any Jasmine Tea in it. Its empty, only for the sake of a picture for the sake of my blogging. Hahaha.

Some would call this “Chiak Pah Seow Eng”. If you don’t already know this, that means “Eat Full Too Free” literally translated, or simply “Wasting one’s time on frivolous things”. lol. Ah.. but for bloggers, its not true. I am not too free. I have a dozen things to do in my day but I must have that picture taken to complete my post for the sake of blogging.

So tell me, what have you done for the sake of blogging? Taken photos of every morsel of food you are about to consume (if you are a food blogger) or take a photo of your kid in the midst of a tantrum (if you are a parent blogger) “No honey, kick your legs a bit more to the center please, mummy wants to take a photo” or travel, take pictures and write (wouldn’t that be just wonderful, if only I had the time!), or stayed up till 4am to write review after review after review etc etc?

Oh do share with me what you have done for the sake of blogging. I am not “chiak pah seow eng” so I’ve got to go now to put some plaster into the holes on my ceiling but I hope to read what you have to say when I get back. Thanks for sharing.

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  1. shoppingmum says:

    I have food blog, kids blog, travel blog and many more. So, I’m guilty as charged. LOL! But hoh? That’s what cameras are for mah… 😛

    Hahaha. You of all people would certainly know what you do for the sake of blogging.

  2. Ann says:

    hahaha…I used to take food everytime before we eat…and that exasperated my parents! Coz they have to wait till I am satisfied with my photo taking before they can dig in! hahaha….

    and that explains the lack of photos in my blog!

    Hahaha. Next time you have to eat alone. Than you can take photos to your hearts content. 😛

  3. Serene Low says:

    I go round begging and pleading with people to tell and if possible write down their true stories for me to post it into my blog. People are soooooo hesitant, skeptical and unwilling to share their true stories. My blog is about epilepsy. Epilepsy is a mysterious brain disorder condition. Which explains why people are so scared of telling and sharing their stories. An epilepsy activist for 8 years now, I have turned into a professional “BLOG BEGGAR”. Always begging whenever an opportunity arises. Hahahahaha.

    Hi there Blog Beggar. Aiyooo So kesian. Dunlah say until lik dat. But its true what you say.

  4. Elaine says:

    haha…saw you added the photo in your previous post. 🙂
    Even since I started blogging, my camera is always with me. I just snapped snapped snapped, whether I have the time to blog about it or not, that is another story. 😀

    Haha. Yah, we have lots of unblogged photos in our cameras don’t we, not to mention unblogged posts in our heads. 🙂

  5. Merryn says:

    i started bringing my cam with me everywhere i go too.. for the sake of blogging! bloggers are freaks! ahahhahahaha… like as if ppl want to see what WE see! but then again.. that’s the purpose of blogging.. ;P

    I think if go to dirty public toilet also must take photo to show ppl. Hahaha.

  6. foongpc says:

    Sometimes I think I’m overdoing things for the sake of blogging. Like snapping pictures even on ordinary things that people will never thought of snapping. Some people who see me take those pictures would think I’m from some jungle somewhere. Haha! Or skipping my favourite TV program to complete my post. Or delay eating my meals just to hop onto a few more blogs. Or even sleep late just to come up with a new post!

    I really think we bloggers are a little crazy, if not obsessed. But what to do? I love to blog, and it’s my passion. Without blogging, my life will be sooooooo boring!!

    I’m sure you have blogged in your head many times before in the middle of the night right?

    So cheers to blogging!! : )

  7. mommy to chumsy says:

    hahahha…this is real funny. Yes, i have done a lot of silly things for the sake of blogging. My kid would love me for that next time 😉

    Haha. Yes, I am sure they will go “Mum!!!!”

  8. Moomykin says:

    Hahaha… I just took a photo of some nice cookies I am having for a mid-night snack.
    The only thing is I am lazy to upload the photos and don’t know if I’ll eventually put a post on it or not.

    As I mentioned to Elaine, some photos stay stuck in our cameras un uploaded. Haha.

  9. mott says:

    y’know that heimlich pic, i took. it took me 20 minutes to get a good shot. with the sun burning onto the back of my head, i ended up with a major headache.

    and also darker. damn! 😉

    No wonder it was such a good shot lah! 20 minutes to take. Hahaha.

  10. elwi says:

    Ahhhh… I’m not a good blogger. I usually forgot to snap the pics when we’re dining out thought My camera was in my bag or even I’m holding my cellphone (with 3 mega pixel camera)
    Or I just snapped about something then completely forgot about it… *sight*

    Haha. Shake hands.

  11. health freak says:

    Hahahaha… your post, esp the second last para made me laugh. It’s so true. BTW, I always wonder how you and your 2 lil ones look like. You never post their pix in your blogs or maybe I always miss out the pix?

    No, you didn’t. I am the mystery mummy… hehehe.

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