Hi guys and happy Wednesday! Been a bit since I’ve blogged. Midterms got the best of me and the blog just wasn’t my priority. I love writing and blogging so much so it sucks when I just don’t get the time!
I hope you’ve all been having a good week and if you have midterms, I hope you’re surviving and not having two drink 20 liters of coffee to do so.
Anyways, going to getting all mushy and gushy today because I feel it’s appropriate with some recent things in my life lately. And it’s my blog so I can talk about my feelings. (writing about them is easier anyways 😛 )
Lately I’ve been feeling just so so blessed. The support I get from those who read this blog makes my heart full. Knowing that I am impacting people in a positive way has the ability to put the biggest smile on my face.
I hate to talk about myself, and I hate coming across as cocky or that I am bragging; so I don’t like to share my accomplishments or talk about my blog to others. But I definitely think it’s something I need to work on. Being proud of myself and sharing what I achieved with others shouldn’t come across as boastful, and that is something I need to keep reminding myself of.
Last week I was in my school’s newspaper for this blog. I got asked to be interviewed for the paper and to speak about this blog, and I was so honored that this girl even wanted to interview me.
I often forget that I write on a website, and that anyone has the ability to read this website. I don’t know who is reading it or who I am helping. I don’t like to keep track of the stats and how many views I am getting, because that is not why I blog. I don’t blog for money or for the purpose of getting recognized. I write and I blog because I love it- it truly makes me happy.
One of my best friends asked if she could do her Odyssey article on me as well. She talked about my blog and shared snippets from the things I wrote or the captions I have posted on Instagram. Reading the article almost brought me to tears. All of the support I have been receiving lately is such a huge reminder and wake-up call to me that kindness goes a long way, and that God is so good. I am blessed to have this blog and I am blessed to be able to do something that I love. And sometimes I lose sight of that in all aspects of my life and how thankful I should be for the smallest things.
(https://www.theodysseyonline.com/words-from-eating-disorder-survivor)- The article my friend wrote!
Sometimes I just stop in the middle of the day or in the craziest hours of the night and am so amazed at this life I created for myself and every single opportunity I’ve been given. I’m amazed that this blog has grown into something so big; bigger than I would have ever imagined it to be. I am humbled that people look up to me and that I am able to inspire people out there fighting their own demons. I created this life for myself that I love and I am just so freaking happy I didn’t give up and that I still don’t give up on hard days.I’m so blessed that i’m given these incredible opportunities and that people even recognize what i do with this blog.
So I guess this is a thank you to all of you who read this. Thanks for following my journey. For listening to my rambles on mental health. For allowing me to share my story with recovery from anorexia and the obstacles I overcame. Thank you for reading and thank you for supporting me!
me being awkward even though I don’t even have to try
Thank you guys for being you and for being so dang awesomeeee. I’m so grateful for all of ya! I hope you have a fantastic Wednesday friends. 🙂
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