8 Year Blog Anniversary
Thanks to followers, visitors, and participants, past and present.
Last month I received notification from WordPress that it was my 8 year anniversary. My, time does fly. These past 2 years makes it seem much longer. The breast cancer treatment journey caused months to fly and at the same time, time slowed down. I suppose one has to have been or is on that journey to understand, because words are insufficient to describe how time can move slow but at the same time, move fast.
It was a year in March that I had surgery and was declared NED/NEC (no evidence of disease/ no evidence of cancer). Then there were post-surgical treatments with immunology drugs for 3 months, followed by tests, followed by physical therapy. July marked my one year anniversary since ending post-surgical treatment. I’m still receiving treatment for some of the side-effects that chemo left behind.
In 8 years, three of my best friends have died. We also lost at least one blogger to death, and several disappeared without a word. I miss them all. There are bloggers I met in 2012 who no longer blog, but are on Twitter.
Currently, I follow over 200 blogs which is not close to the number of my blog followers. I wish that I could follow every blog that follows this blog, and I do plan to get around and visit a few followers each month. Although not all bloggers publish posts daily (or even weekly), I am finding it difficult to keep up. Eight years of blogging also means that I’m 8 years older. (Haha)
Social justice and the presidential race makes this an interesting time. Along with those two issues, a virus that can be deadly is circling the Earth. At times I think that we will never know civilization as it was before 2020.
Let us keep hope, faith and love. If you don’t have faith in a higher power, have faith in your own abilities to make this world a better place because love is powerful.