I’m jealous of food bloggers. It’s so easy to entice people with pictures of delicious looking food that makes us salivate. We want to read. We want to get the recipe. I could stare at pictures of food for longer than is probably healthy.
I write a fitness blog. I have to convince people they want and should like to move. They don’t come to me necessarily loving exercise the way so many of us love food. I can’t just post pictures of delicious food that encourages people to read further. And if I posted pictures of incredibly sexy women, I may get accused of a variety of things including sexualizing women. And, besides most of us don’t want to devote the time and follow the strict diet restraints to get ourselves to look like a model, myself included. And, really, I’d rather look at food. A beautiful picture of a woman in a blog or in a magazine is rarely what motivates me to move.
I don’t really want people to be motivated by a perfect-seeming body. […]