Blogging has changed my life and made writing my memoir The Bipolar Writer a very real possibility.
It is all about the journey, and this is a journal of sorts.
How does one decide to walk down a path knowing that every step could be painful? What gives us the strength to make a decision to share pieces of our lives that have always been hidden away? And what makes us finally decide to take a plunge and share those pieces? It is a scary thought indeed.
I am being overly dramatic. It has hit that time. It has been over three months since I first started this blog. What a journey. I have shared so many pieces of my soul. I still feel as if my journey is only really starting.
Blogging has changed my life. It has given me a place to be who I am when in the real world I have trouble leaving my house for more than just a few hours a day. My struggles that I chronicle on my blog and the feedback for the amazing mental health community of bloggers, has been nothing short of amazing.
I have become more confident in my writing, and the outpour of support has made me realize just how much life can change over the course of three months. Sure, I still struggle. This week alone I have discussed my social anxiety in multiple posts. When things start to go bad, I just write about it here on my blog, I have found some amazing strength that I didn’t know existed in my life.
So many bloggers have asked me to share pieces of my experiences on their blogs as a guest writer. I have bloggers willing to be interviewed for my blog. I love every minute of writing for this blog.
It amazes me that people are willing to give help financially to my blog. I never expected that adding a button to my blog could be effective. I figured I would lose some of my blogger followers.
Even today, I am exhausted from no sleep the night before, but I feel the need to write for as long as I can. I am always wary about the future and where my blog will go in the next month, or even three months be honest.
Thank you to all my fellow bloggers that continue to follow my blog and comment. It means the world to be a part of a great community. I am going to keep working towards making this blog the best it can be.
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