Considering health activism through blogging? Be careful what you wish for. Are you prepared to become a lightning rod for your cause? We’d all like to be happy little bloggers. You will face opposition, criticism, insults, and more. A lot of it will get very personal. The people who appreciate you the most are the least likely to let you know you’re doing a good job. Most days you will wonder if anyone ever visits your blog or reads beyond the headline on Twitter.
This wasn’t my first option. 8 years ago I started this journey, with the dream of becoming a therapist. I fought hard to get there and even harder to stay.
Never underestimate the power you have over the lives of others. Everything you do, say, and write – it all matters.