I never saw this coming yesterday, but appreciate it nevertheless.
What began yesterday as a plan to begin my 30 Day Gratitude Challenge resulted in a post to share it on a whim. Certainly, that decision to share resulted in a huge response to say the least.
I view this blog as a means to record our lives and all the adventures in-between. It’s a glimpse into how our lives have been altered by my brain tumor, both good and bad and of course the baggage it’s brought into our lives.
The blog, which initially served as a means to communicate with family and friends has certainly grown since it debuted.
I’ve tried to maintain an honest and at times, painfully honest voice here. My audience has always been me and my family, which is who I’ve always written for.
Deciding to share all of this for the world to read was a difficult decision. Yet, ultimately, it was an easy decision. It came down to wanting to let that other mom, wife and patient know that they are not alone. I never wanted anyone to feel as lonely and lost as I was after my diagnosis. I hope I have done my mission justice.
Thank you for your comments, support and encouragement. I wish I was able to reply to each of you, so please accept this as a sincere thanks for visiting, sharing in the dialogue and of course your support.
With stats, as I write at over 5,000 for this post and my subscriber base growing by the minute, I have been rendered speechless. Thank you!
One day, Grey Matter Life, will serve as the official record for our children of the good, bad, ugly and beautiful that we’ve shared on our journey with my brain tumor (officially coined as the Piece of Shit).
Compiling my thoughts, emotions, experiences and of course all of the commentary of those who read will, I hope, one day provide a “big picture” of who I am and hopefully show my children, too young now to understand, that I’ve tried very hard to be courageous, strong, compassionate and grateful trough all of this. All qualities I hope they will possess and respect in others.
So, thank you Word Press. I appreciate your acknowledging me and for the opportunity you provided in giving my voice visibility. Thank you readers, subscribers and all those who commented. I appreciate you.
I’m happy you’ve all joined me here at Grey Matter Life and hope you are here to stay.