blogging is hazardous to your health

Just read this short New York Times story on this blogger, Om Malik, who runs a fairly popular blog about the technology industry. As a blogger, he's worked hard and put a lot of time in to build up a brand name for himself and his company. It's hard work, but pretty rewarding.

Except for the heart attacks: Some Brand-Name Bloggers Say Stress of Posting Is a Hazard to Their Health. A few weeks ago, 41-year-old Mr. Malik suffered a heart attack, apparently succumbing to stress (as well as a variety of really bad health habits).

To be honest, I can kind of relate. I certainly know what it's like to dedicate a lot of time and effort to a blog, perhaps at times at the expense of my well-being. No heart attacks yet, but I am no stranger to stress. Could this be me? Here's hoping I don't end up like this guy...

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