The thing I was most embarrassed to write about

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Technically, I suppose it’s bad form to brag about how much traffic you’ve been getting on your blog.

However, I feel like it’s a little different when a positive message comes with the bragging, so I wanted to share some of my updates with you all.

I’ve come so far from where I was when I wrote my first post about the sacroiliac joint. Despite everything I’d already been through with central sensitization and learning to believe in myself, I still had trouble taking myself seriously when it came to the SI joints.

I mean, I remember why I thought that way, when none of the doctors or physical therapists I saw seemed to know what I was talking about.

But now I know from running my blogs, and hearing from all of the readers who’ve shared their stories with me, that I was far from alone.  I’ve been hearing from so many different people, and I think it’s safe to say that just about everyone who struggles with SI joint dysfunction feels this same way at first.

So, a big thank you to everyone who’s shared their story with me.  Technically, you’ve been reaching out to me for help, but in the end, I think I’ve benefited as much as you.  It’s meant so much to me to know that I was never alone, either, and that the topic I was so afraid to write about is now the topic that’s getting me the most views.

In that spirit, I wanted to share my traffic stats from February with you. My traffic over on My Sacroiliac Joint Saga has been increasing each month, and in February it hit an all-time high, of over 15,000 views.

 

 

 

 

While I wish Sunlight in Winter got anywhere near this much traffic, it just goes to show how many people there are out there looking for information on SI joint dysfunction.

I wish I could show you all of the meaningful emails I’ve gotten, but since I keep all my messages confidential, these numbers will have to do.

But to me, sharing these numbers with you isn’t about bragging– it’s about proof that good can come from sharing the parts of your story you think no one will want to hear.

4 thoughts on “The thing I was most embarrassed to write about

  1. Invisibly Me says:

    Wow, that is amazing, congratulations! You do a brilliant job of sharing your experience, helping to bring light to SI dysfunction and giving people support to know they’re not alone and ideas about how to help themselves. You should be very proud!! :)
    Caz xx

    • Annie says:

      Thanks for sharing your experience and knowledge. It has given me hope with my si joint issues to know that I am not alone. I thought I was going crazy with what I was feeling and no one understood my pain. When I found your blog , it was a sigh of relief to know that the pain wasn’t just all in my head.

      • sunlight in winter says:

        Hi Annie, thank so much for your kind comment! It means a lot to know I’m helping people who went through what I went through. And I know exactly what you mean about wondering if you’re going crazy– we all feel that way, and none of us are!!!

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