A Reflective Roundup Of My 2020 Blogging, Podcasting And Writing Adventures.

As 2020 is coming to a close, it’s time for me to reflect on my writing year.

I’ve so enjoyed blogging plus writing articles for The Mighty.

I’ve also recently launched my Podcast, Medical Musings With Sam, which has proved to be a wonderful way to bring my blog posts to life.

Thank You!

So this blog post is simply to say “Thank you”!

Thank you for reading. Thank you for listening.

Thank you for sharing my work on Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook, Instagram etc.

Thank you for reaching out with your comments of encouragement.

Thank you for sharing with me your own insights and life experiences.

Thank you for your love and well wishes throughout my chronic illness journey.

So, without further ado, I’d love to share with you my top blog posts, articles and podcasts for the year, as voted by my followers.

My Top 5 Blog Posts

A Case Of Chronic Illness Overload

A Chronic Disease Management Plan

It’s Ok To Be Tired

A World Changing Course- Entering The Unknown With COVID-19

A Full And Fulfilled Chronic Illness Life

Plus one extra which was very popular: A Weighty Conversation

My Top 3 Published Articles On The Mighty…Plus A Special Bonus

I was very excited this year to be appointed as a “Super Contributor” to The Mighty. This wonderful initiative provides direct access to work with editors, attend writing workshops online, opportunitues to be paid for articles, plus much more.

I have now written 60 articles for The Mighty over a 3 year period. I can’t quite believe it’s been so many! I promise I won’t share all 60 here, but you can check out My Author Page at your leisure if you’d like some holiday reading!

My Top 3 Mighty Articles are:

When Trying to Act ‘Normal’ With Chronic Illness Leads to ‘Running on Empty’

The Creative Pain Scale

When Life Gives You Chronic Illness Lemons

An all time popular extra article to share with you….my love letter to my husband To the Amazing Husband Behind This Chronically Ill Wife

Introducing My New 2020 Initiative….My Podcast

It has been such a delight to start my Podcast this year. I can’t thank my regular followers enough for helping me launch this new initiative.

I was so excited to include 3 interviews with 3 special ladies in my life.

Nik Watson is a beautiful friend and co-administrator on my FB Support Forum, Medical Musings with Friends. Nik has lived with Lupus since childhood and later in life Rheumatoid Arthritis was added to her chronic illness diagnosis list. She is so inspirational and I think you’ll enjoy joining us as we chat and laugh together in this special interview.

An Interview With My Dear Friend, Nik Watson

My 2nd Interview was with my lovely daughter in law, Shannon Moss. Her amazing health journey with Intracranial hypertension is so worth listening to. She also openly shares her mental health journey which I know has resonated with so many listeners.

Shannon is an absolute delight and she announces some very exciting news in this interview!

An Interview With Shannon Moss

My 3rd Interview was with a very special long time friend and ex work colleague, Kaye South. Her story of courage and determination to raise a family, hold down a Leadership career, all while battling a benign brain tumour, severe Scoliosis, bowel cancer, Osteoporosis and much more, is truly inspirational.

An Interview With Kaye South

Lastly, my own story of faith and hope has also been one of my most popular Podcasts

This Is My Story Of Faith, This Is My Song

I’m so looking forward to more writing adventures in 2021. The joy of writing never grows old. I hope I can continue to connect with you, my readers, in a meaningful way, as I share “my life of faith and hope living with a rare disease”.

Thank you so much for sharing “My Medical Musings” journey with me. ❤

Take care

Sam xx

Write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will take place after this. Rev 1 v 19

If you’re looking for genuine support, care, understanding and friendship, you are so welcome to join my closed Facebook support forum, Medical Musings with Friends . It’s a safe place to connect with others living with chronic and complex diseases, who truly understand the daily challenges. A warm welcome awaits.

If you prefer an audible blog post, please check out my Podcast, Medical Musings With Sam

I’m a Contributor at “The Mighty”. You can check out my published articles at My Author Page

I also write @ Blogs by Christian Women

I’m a member of  the Chronic Illness Bloggers Network  the  Grace Girls Facebook Group and the Salt and Light Linkup Group

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6 thoughts on “A Reflective Roundup Of My 2020 Blogging, Podcasting And Writing Adventures.

  1. SO many achievement, so very much to be proud of.

    Wow, 60 The Mighty posts, that’s amazing! I’ve got a handful but every time they say ‘we’ll be publishing this’ it’s exciting, don’t you think?

    Seriously, you have done so much, I don’t know how you keep up. Absolutely fantastic work, Sam, which is no easy feat when poorly at all. You’ve built a community, you’ve given support, raised awareness and made your voice heard. Amazing stuff! xx

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    1. Caz, you have been such a wonderful encourager throughout the year. Thank you so much. Your friendship is really special and I so admire your writing and patient advocacy work. You’re amazing!!
      Yes, I do still get excited wheb3I get the email saying I’ve been published 😊 I don’t think I’ll ever take for granted how special it is others take time to read my work. It’s so special xx

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