Today marks my first 3 months since I've launched my blog and HOLY BAJESUS did I not expect to be here!
From all the research I've done, most people who take on a new blog or Youtube channel or something of this sort tend to stop or get disinterested after the first three months. Honestly, when this all first started I thought that'd be me, but I am just getting started!
ps, pic from my first blog post. Yeah.
I wanted to write this because I just experienced one of the best weeks of my life when it has come to my blog. I've connected with so many new people, became an affiliate of my first TWO companies, been reposted by some AMAZING accounts, and quite frankly felt good for the first time about my blog and Youtube channel. I looked back and realized how much I have accomplished in only 3 months and I pretty much shocked myself!
There have been days that I have struggled asking myself "Why am I even doing this?", "No one even cares about my blog", "No one is reading my stuff or watching my videos or sharing my posts so why should I care?".
There have been times I've posted a video, picture, blog etc. and been so proud of myself, just to really look at it and think "wow, that's actually pretty bad". There have been days of lost editing, literal days of putting my all into one video, failing over and over again just to come out with the final product looking awful but posting it anyway (because why let something that took 2 days to export go to waste amirite?!?).
There have been nights that I've cried in my boyfriends arms, been so angry, doubted myself and felt I was going broke doing this, but now after these three months, I realize I've only done that because I CARE, and because I LOVE my blog so much that I won't let any of that stop me.
In a weird way, this journey has made me so much stronger. The most shocking thing about this is the lack of support I have gotten from people I considered "friends". It's amazing to see who really cares about you and who doesn't when you start to pursue your true passion. I've also been shocked honestly at the lack of "cyber bullies", definitely expected some mean comments on my videos at first but it has been nothing but positive (which I guess is a good thing!)
But along with the lack of support from some, came SOOO many more friends that have supported me along the way and I can't express how much it means to me to have you guys by my side (if you're reading this, I'm probably talking about you). The overwhelming love and compassion from not only my friends and my boyfriend, but from COMPLETE STRANGERS has been even more incredible and keeps me doing what I love the most.
I have so many new things planned for the next steps of my blog and Youtube channel, and I cannot wait to show you guys how much you mean to me and give back to the people who have helped keep me going.
As my kind and wise boyfriend told me one night, "Rome wasn't built in a day," so long three months short, I love my blog, I love my Youtube, I love my Instagram, and it's not stopping here. We're just warming up.
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