November 13, 2019

Slump

Rasul Kireev @rasulkireev

I am in a slump. It is hard to say and hard to admit. To be honest, I am not sure why this is happening. It could be because of the additional workload at my full-time job. It could be this stupid fear of messing up and dealing with errors while building the code.

That last one is a real pain in the ass. I don't know if any of you have experienced this, but personally, I can say it is one of the main reasons for procrastination. When I start developing feature I can run into an error and spend hours solving/fixing it. When it is time to go to bed, no real progress has been made. This constant error fixing is scary to me. If any of you have experienced this please let me know. If you have a solution to this problem, even better.

Here are my thoughts. Getting started on this project was hard. It was even harder to bring it to fruition and launch it. Now that the project has been out there for some time, the initial adrenaline kick has subsided a little bit. Not having any users add a little salt to the wound.

Getting over this slump is going to be hard. It is doable, though. I'm still positive about the product and I am inches away from calling it a complete v1. I just need to focus and find time to break the fear and get over the slump.

Thankful for the community. People here are a huge help and inspiration. Let's keep that going.

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