This is a post I was thinking about writing, but when The dirty talking star dancer asked me this very question in my Q&A it’s given me the push I needed to actually write it.
I started this blog as I was itching to write and be creative again. Before this I actually had a beauty blog (Beauty blogging destroyed my love of makeup (what I have learnt)) but that wasn’t hitting the spot in any way shape or form, it lost its magic pretty quickly. I did stick at it for a long time but it wasn’t making me happy. Close people to me thought I was stupid stopping something that was going so well but my heart wasn’t in it anymore. So I decided to write about what I know; my life and my experiences. I wanted to make people laugh and touch people’s hearts, giving them hope and someone to relate to. I kept it anonymous so I could really pour my hear and soul into it. This was the best thing I could of done.
I have no inhibitions about my content, if I want to write something, I do. I don’t have to worry about anyone judging me or gossiping about me. It’s exactly what I want it to be. I was hoping I would find this type of blogging therapeutic, it’s been just that, and more. I feel like I am actually reaching people, which is an amazing feeling.
I started this blog not thinking too far in the future, just writing about whatever I want. Through this blog it’s made me remember how passionate I am about writing and how badly I would love to do this for a living. Recently I have started writing a book, I can’t tell you how much I’m enjoying it. The words are pouring out of me and it’s on my mind constantly. Even though I’m the one writing it, with every twist and turn I add to the story I’m so excited to see what’s going to happen next. I’m so proud of it so far.
Blogging has helped me put my demons to rest, things from the past I didn’t even realise were still floating around my head. I once said in a post that by writing about it and sending it off into the world it felt the same as writing it on paper, putting it in a ballon and sending it off into the sunset. It’s been liberating and cleansing.
What has blown me away the most out of all of this has been the overwhelming support of you. The likes, the follows, the comments, it’s been mind blowing. I had no idea if anyone would even read what I had to say but to have nearly 500 followers and nearly 3000 views this month has left me speechless. Reading your comments offering support and sharing your stories has brightened my world.
Thank you to every single one of you for all of your support you have no idea the impact you have all had in my life.
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