L ast week, the Sex and the Wheelchair post discussed some of my thoughts on maintaining sexual relationships in times of disability and/or chronic illness.
This week, I have been struggling with my health, so I haven’t been able to moderate the site.
So imagine my surprise when I signed in early hours this morning (yet another sleepless night) to find that the post had been viewed 148 times yesterday.
So I scrolled down my stats page and got a shock.
Turns out the post has been Freshly Pressed by WordPress!!!!!!!!!!!
Oh! My! Days!
[Jumps into wheelchair and spins around the living room giddily]
This is huge.
“Every day, we hand-pick eight new blog posts to highlight on the Freshly Pressed section of WordPress.com. Freshly Pressed posts can be about anything, but they all have a few things in common: they enlighten us, inspire us, entertain us, and get us talking.”
And out of the half a million blogs they had to choose from, they chose one of my posts. (You know that I’m doing the Electric Slide in my mind right now!)
Talk about a shock to the system.
I was surprised that I got given it considering the post’s opening line.
And then there was the small matter of me forgetting that my brother-in-law and his wife are now on my mailing list (Oops … way to learn something about a family member).
Seriously guys, thank you so much for the honour. I’m rather blown away by it all.
Special thanks go out to the following:
Auburn – for choosing to walk beside me despite knowing my freakish ways; and for saying “Yes” that first time and the many times since.
The McWog™ Clan – for being four of the most incredible and inspirational people I have ever had the blessing and pleasure to meet and get to know. You guys are my foundation and will always be my heart.
Mr.T (my brother-from-another-mother) – who told me to “share” my words and then introduced me to WordPress. There will come a time when we will share a dancefloor again.
And finally, to friends old and new; and those just passing through, you have made this a joyous and unexpectedly blessèd experience.
Ever yours in gratitude for your time, your support and the sharing of your words.
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- afterwords: Sex and the Wheelchair
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