I just noticed that I have just hit a little over a million page views.
While I realize in Internet World a million views is not that much, certainly not considered viral, it's a bit different when it's a blog as opposed to a video. When it is a blog, especially one about an unpleasant subject such as cancer; when it is nearly all writing instead of dancing Korean men or women in bikinis, you realize a million page views is an accomplishment.
I have to stay away from viruses anyway.
Incredibly, many of the people who find me weren't searching for "breasts, boobs, big ones," (although there are a few of those). Most of them were looking for true stories of living with breast cancer and I have found that many find me and start from the beginning, like a book. So in the pie chart of page views, my repeat readers are a big slice.
I feel like I should be giving an academy award speech or something. "I'd like to thank my computer for never crapping out on me while I'm in the middle of a thought, I'd like to thank my desk with the view of the yard that gives me something to look at while thinking...."
But the real thanks should go to my readers. All of you: the ones who sit with a cup of coffee and read every new post quietly but with dedication, as well as those of you who comment on the things I say; both types of readers are valuable to me and have made me what I am now: an unemployed blogger with terminal cancer. So thank you.
Truly, so many of you provide support and encouragement that I honestly don't know how I would have managed this disease the way I have without you. I'm very grateful.
I didn't want to let this number pass by without an acknowledgment. Let's hope I make it to 2 million yeah?
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