Mullenweg offers some solid thoughts on getting past the stats and getting back to just doing some damn writing. The below excerpt is the intro to his post so make sure to click through for the whole thing.
Blogging is harder than it used to be. We’ve gotten better at counting and worse at paying attention to what really counts. Every time I press Publish the post is publicized to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Path, and Google+, each with their own mechanisms for enumerating how much people like it.