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500 Followers!!!! (My Stats went BOOM๐Ÿฅณ)

ERRMAAAGAAAWDDD.

This is crazyy. Wow

I actuallyyy reached 500 followersss!!!!!!๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ

Okayyy. Whaaaaattt.๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜‚And even better, for the first time in my life, not ONE, but 8 (EIGHT!!!) of my posts crossed 100 likes!!!!!!

Which I was absolutely sure wasn’t going to happen in a Zillion years.

๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ณ *tries to calm down*

*takes a deep breath*

AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH

Wait. First of all I’m going to stop pretending that the numbers aren’t a deal to me, because they SO bloody mean EVERYTHING to me right now.๐Ÿ˜‡

I’m over the moon guys!! *waves from the moon*

Honestly, when I first started I was sure that reaching 100 subscribers was going to be a humongous deal. And then againn, after my 100 year hiatus, I thought getting about 10 people odd to notice me was hardly going to happen either๐Ÿ˜…

~Now 100+ likes on a post is making me faaainttt~

(Sorry for confusing you with the 10s and 100s๐Ÿ˜‚โœŒ)

And to think it has just been 2 months since I came back. And I distinctly remember havin 250 followers then, gaining 250+ subscribers in 2 months is super UNBELIEVABLE for me.

*sobs loudly* (tears of joy)

Thankkk youuuu everyoneeโค

Thank you a million, bazillion for making this place wonderful. You made this happen.๐Ÿ’• Every comment and read means the world to me. And motivates me so much.

And every single time, you leave me surprised. Thank. You.

I keep saying “followers” but I think you’re all more of my friends than followers. So yesss. I’ve found 250+ new friends and acquaintances supporting me and my blog, in just 2 months!๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿค—

YESS!! GOT THIS TODAY. X๐Ÿ‘†

A similar post has been in my drafts for about 3 weeks. I was extremely hesitant and apprehensive about posting it, and then I finally binned it. But well, now that we’re here, Imight as well let you in๐Ÿ˜‚

On May 4 , WordPress went crazy. I’m being 100% honest here๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜จ.

(Or maybe it’s not crazy to you, but it was definitely insane for me). Thank goodness I wrote it down.


MAY 5, 2020

BIG BIGG BEAR HUGSSS to everyone you guys! Let’s turn on the stereo lights, turn the volume UP and paaarttaaayy ๐Ÿฅณ

Please don’t run away. I’ll try not to scare you next time๐Ÿ˜‚.

*Sucks in a deep breath* Alright so I am still not sure about this post. Because ALL the work that went into this blog is 100% my own and very personal to me. So it’s really crazyyy for me to see all this happening in front of eyes.๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜‚

First of all I got THREE of these appreciative notifications from WP on the same day๐Ÿฅณ

And I didn’t take a screenshot, because I thought they’d stay, only they didn’t?!๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™€๏ธAnd I’ve got no idea how to get them back.


Is there a way? Let me know please!

This is the 4th one however ๐Ÿ˜Š

It’s really crazy but I am 100% NOT exaggerating ๐Ÿ˜ฏ. So I very distinctly remember, at 11:49 pm (11 minutes before the day ended) (ahaha look at my memory yesss)

So at 11:49 pm I opened my stats while I sincerely hoped that after all the traffic I had that day, I’d atleast broken my previous record of Day for Highest Views which happened almost a year before my break.

To my surprise I already had, and I was chuffed as anything. I wish I’d taken a screenshot before but that tally I guess 138 views on one day. (May not be much for most of you. But well. Big deal for me. Especially when I was taking my certificate exam that year.)๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Ž

So I went to bed after that and the next morning, it said the total views for May 4 was 196??!!!

~So if I had to think about it, I had 58 views in 10 sweet minutes.

Mind. blown.

I’m completely sure this is wordpress fooling me. Haha.

Has to be.

Still not sure.

Does that make sense at all

I wish I hadn’t used my phone that day and then finally when I’d opened, the notifications would have gone wild.
And I’d have been surprised and extremely happy and over the moon and whatnot.๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Œ But sadly I used my phone the whole day.๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ

Well, it freaked me out. Just an hour off, and my phone would vibrate non-stop.๐Ÿ˜ฑ

I mean. It was SO.OUT. OF. THE. BLUE.

Honestly, I didnt even post anything! This had to be THE highlight. Neither had I posted anything the day before that. (I think)

Those notifications look like a bomb to me right now. Something that might explode any time.

I really needed some Headspace after that๐Ÿ˜‚

To all the people who visited my blog yesterday. Omg thank. You. May 4 was totally a record day for my blog. You really scared me with your love.

But I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Ever.


Uhh… So yep!๐Ÿ˜ Here’s a look at the stats!

(I was going to show the 196 views I got on May 4, but it says this๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿฅณ)

THIS MAY ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸฅณCAN YOU BELIEVE THIS๐Ÿค—

๐Ÿฅณโค


That graph looks SO COOL. It’s like, every week I’ve been surpassing myself steadily. That feels awesome bruv ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’•


All of this, these numbers, they look like a dream in front of me. Something I’ve yearned for since Day 1.

So THANK YOU everybody. I really feel cheesy when it’s all I can say of at the moment. My gratitude towards you for supporting me and appreciating everything I did, is expressionless.

I’m Feeling Lucky. ๐Ÿ™‚


P.S: The only thing about not having people in your real life, read your blog is that all the work that you do seems to feel… unnoticed in the end. And honestly, it isn’t even that. I haven’t ever done any celebratory posts of this kind on my blog before, but when my stats kept booming and my posts did SO well, I suddenly looked around and felt…lonely. I wanted to celebrate that, or at the least, tell someone. Well, maybe I will soon, or maybe not, but then did I get this idea of sharing my joy with the people who actually knew me best. And say THANK YOU to the people who made this possible.

Because, if not here, where else would I go? ๐Ÿ™‚ P.P.S. SOrryy I plastered “2 months everywhere”. ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Too glam to give a damn ๐Ÿ’ซ

202 thoughts on “500 Followers!!!! (My Stats went BOOM๐Ÿฅณ)

  1. Congratulations ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿฅฐ All the best to you for reaching many more heights ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

    Don’t forget to Glee and spread sparklesโœจ
    -Nani ๐Ÿ’–

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    1. Oh gosh yess!๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜ I almost forgot that post!! I swear I’d have gone straightt off, if no one replied to me then๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆโคโค *cue a million more*
      Thankk youuu ainsleyyyy๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•โค

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  2. Congratulations๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š. So happy for you dude and i wish you to reach more and more followers. You deserve it.

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    1. Thanks a TON Madesh!! ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—Truly. Your comments help me and motivate me SO much. And keep me going.

      Don’t EVER change please ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ

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  3. That is BRILLIANT!!! ๐Ÿ˜† But I hate to break it to you…I’m not surprised because your blog is amazing and you are fabulous at what you do! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚ I get that blogging loneliness a bit with certain people I haven’t told and feel guilty for not doing so but I know they’d just find a way to put me down about it so I’m going to wait it out ๐Ÿ˜• So when they ask me what I’ve been doing and I’ve spent the majority of my day blogging I have NO idea what to say ๐Ÿ˜‚ I’m happy with the people who know for now โœจ anyway, CONGRATULATIONS!! ๐Ÿ˜„โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

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    1. Oh gosh you aren’t serious, surely?!๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‚ You’re an absolute star, Lucy!! โคโค๐Ÿค— *Big hugs!!* ๐Ÿ˜ Saying thank you doesn’t even fit in here. Wish I could spring into Ireland rn๐Ÿ˜‚

      Oo I don’t really feel guilty i guess๐Ÿ˜‚, because like you said I don’t think they’re going to support me anyway. But yess๐Ÿ˜‚ that’s an awkward mess when I get that question too๐Ÿ™Œ. It especially happens when my mum asks me if I’m busy studying with my laptop, and i say something weird like “Uh, No I’m playing”๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…

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      1. Completely!! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿค—โค๏ธ ahh imagine if you COULD spring between countries but land in a building to continue isolating each time ๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿ˜‚ I think that will be the futuristic travel scientists will have to aim for now ๐Ÿ˜‚

        On weeks when I know family are visiting I’ll make sure I have posts planned so I’m not all suspicious on my phone typing, I’ve already got loads of questions about my notebooks but I’m not giving THEM up too! ๐Ÿ˜‚

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        1. Nooo๐Ÿ˜‚ aah i guess I’d rather grow old inside my room than end up in strange buildings each time ๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ™Š
          Haha suspicious is the word.๐Ÿ˜‚โค

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    1. THANK YOUU SOFIIโค!! ๐Ÿ˜ You’re honestly making me smile from ear to ear!!๐Ÿค— Loads of love to you๐Ÿ’• And happy blogging to us! XX

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  4. CONGRATS ON ALL YOUR SUCCESS!!! You deserve it and Iโ€™m so happy for you ( hehe, Iโ€™m throwing you a mini party here ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰). ๐Ÿ˜‚ Your blog is beautiful and your posts are always relatable and thoughtful. Hereโ€™s to more success๐Ÿ‘

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    1. IWHSBA LUCYY THANK YOUU.โค๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ You. truly. Rock. Thanks a million for supporting me and being my friend ahaaah๐Ÿค—โค

      And waittt lemme join the party and we’ll burst the confetti balloons together!! ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŽ‰
      And here’s to more days of happy blogging!๐Ÿฅ‚

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  5. Ahhh congratulations!! โค I remember a post of mine went BOOM a couple months ago and I was freaking out just like this. So I totally feel you on pretending not to care but high key exploding inside. So happy for you!!! โค

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    1. Thank youu Bayance!!โค
      And haha omg that literally was SO helpful. I was super worried about coming across as over-reacting when I really wanted to say how freaked out I was๐Ÿ˜‚โคโค Realy glad to have someone who can understand yaay!! *HUGS *๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ

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    1. Yesss it so is!!๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฅณ Thanks soo much!

      Also I really love your tagline. Couldn’t stop repeating it for a few days until I wrote it down๐Ÿ”ฅ XX

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  6. LOL this is wonderful!; It’s seriously intriguing to see your growth ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ˜„. I am *almost there myself, I actually have just over 138+ but i’m being very optimistic that because of the current COVID situation, I can expect to see a rapid spike throughout it’s duration but that’s just me thinking wishfully ๐Ÿ˜„

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    1. Ohh goshh, Killa where do I even start thanking youu๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Œ
      Your comments were absolutely cool and though it’s probably quite a short period, your whole presence meant a lot to me!

      Well, call it wishful thinking but it has certainly taken you from 50 followers to 138, without even postingg omgg๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ Still not done being mind blown๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Œ

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      1. WOW this was nothing short of an honor to read my friend; it is of immense pleasure ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿ˜†. Seeing your fun engaging topics, collaborations and wondrous insight makes me feel the same exact way as you do about our short but excellent acquaintance hahaha. Keep up the good work as well and thanks for your encouragement, it always gives me alot more enthusiasm BriN ๐Ÿ™Œ๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰๏ธ๐ŸŽˆ.

        Ohh yeah about the posting; I actually do still post weekly — most of the new stuff is posted to the Comments [RAW Edition] area but it’s not an area I actively promote because of it’s “strong” content, so I usually believe that the folks who come across it and pay attention to what’s going on there are genuinely interested.

        I have plans to resume publishing content in the other areas like the //Raw Edition// category for example, but the concepts I have for sections like that require some additional content which rely on certain technical parameters that require time and bandwidth, so right now new topics to those areas are on hold until I get things sorted out behind-the-scenes on my end because of new development and ideas, but right now most of the new content gets posted weekly to the “Comments [RAW Edition]” spot ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚.

        That’s just an update — didn’t want to make it too long especially on you blog post but I hope you understand lol.

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    1. Honestly if I had a pound for each time I appreciated you and your words/support, I’d be mega-richh๐Ÿคฉโค๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’• Thank youu Jas! That made me so happyy. You’re a real star๐Ÿ˜ (10/10 honest. You have amazingg vibes!)
      And here’s to many more happy blogging days! โค๐Ÿ˜

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  7. I have nominated you for the Vincent Ehindero Blogging Award! Please see my latest blog post for details. I look forward to reading your response to my questions upon acceptance of the award! ๐Ÿ˜€

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  8. Congrats!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ I just came across your blog recently and your posts are relatable and uplifting so thank you~ And I’m really looking forward to reading more content from you ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ’œ

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  9. AAHAHAAHAHHHHH How did this not come up on my feed?!!!
    Congrats BriN!!!!!!! โค โค
    So, so proud of you !! That's heck a lotta achievements in just a day! Keep blogging ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ’• ๐Ÿ’•

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    1. Thaaank youuu Shreya!!โค๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ”ฅ Thanks for edging me on to keep blogging when I was all too doubtful.๐Ÿ™‚ Well you have noo idea how proud of YOU I am!!๐Ÿฅณ You’re blasting off and its giving me adrenaline bursts here๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ”ฅ
      X

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      1. Awww โค โค ๐Ÿ˜€
        I'll always tell you to keep blogging, you're just so good at it!
        I won't be posting for a while now, though.. decided to focus more on academics ๐Ÿ™‚

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        1. Aww๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜‚
          Wont be posting either, I guess๐Ÿ™‚ For a while. Maybe just reply to comments and read, that’s it.
          And Let’s please edge other there! You motivate me hecka lottt. (Honest!โค) x

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    1. Aww haha๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ It wasn’t technically every screenshot, but yes, I saw a lot of people doing this so I thought ” why not, for once?๐Ÿ˜”.
      Thanks a bunch Ritish๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค— Means much! XX

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  10. hello!! how are you?

    firstly i love your blog design! it’s so bubbly and funky and eek i love love love it!

    secondly CONGRATS ON 500 FOLLOWERS! *throws confetti in the air*

    and i totally get that blogging should be for enjoyment, and we shouldn’t get hung up over stats and figures, buuuuut it does feel rewarding, and you do feel proud when you see your hardwork is paying of in the sense you’re getting to interact with new people, build more bonds, get exposed to more content, have more people sharing and appreciating your amazingness, and it’s a warming feeling to sit back and reflect on how much you’re grown and learned by yourself on this blogging journey.

    hope you have a lovely june and here’s to more awesome blogging moments

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    1. Hiya there Kiya!! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ˜ Honestly thank you SO much, you really put it so well๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค— Yaaayy thanks for the confetti๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ’•

      Aahh absolutely!!. I really hate being hung up over the stats because it can feel very draining and celebrating it feels very weird too that I was afraid I might come across as vain. So thank youu๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ™Œโค
      Cheers! Xx

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    1. Squee thankk youuu!! Ohmygosh that was the sweetest thing anyone could have done for me here (I mean, thank you for noticing my absence! I almost screamed. XX) I’m alright now thankfully, but still being a bit busy. Can’t wait to be back soon.
      Hope you are doing fine too, staying safe. (heart emoji)

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      1. Your welcome girl, you deserve itโค๏ธ๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿ’– I needed to take some time off but Iโ€™m back to blogging and I canโ€™t wait to see you back( ofc I missed your absence, you have such bubbly and sweet personality and your posts are always a joy to read)! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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        1. hesjf THANK YOU. You’re the sweetest! And phew, I’m finally back too! Just today. Can’t wait to get back into everything and read all the missed out posts XX

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  11. Congratulations ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ
    All the best for reaching many more heightsโคโค๐Ÿฅ€
    It’s really increses our confidence level… โ˜บโค๐Ÿฅ€๐Ÿ’ซ
    Stay bleesed girl!

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    1. Gosh thanks a big bunch Kate!! I absolutely love your blog too, sorry that I haven’t recently been able to read it as much as I would like to. Hopefully, I’ll be back soon and can’t wait to binge read then! XXX

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  12. The only thing about not having people in your real life, read your blog is that all the work that you do seems to feelโ€ฆ unnoticed in the end.

    Congratulations! I know how you feel about people in real life not reading your blog. But you know, we are here! I’m glad I found you!

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    1. Gosh thanks a real bunch! It is honestly very confusing though. And terrifying๐Ÿ˜ข. And I’m ELATED to have found you as well! XX๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ

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    1. Hiya Srisha!! I really miss reading everyone’s posts too, and not being able to vibe in with you guys. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Thanks a bunch for noticing my absence however๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅบ Means muchโค
      And thanks a TON for the nomination too! Congrats on yours and I swear I’ll do it once I’m back :))))๐Ÿ˜
      Xxx

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      1. Yeahhhh, I miss VIBINNNNN’ with you! You’re very much welcome, I do love your blogging!โค Aweee, YASS, you’re very welcome again! Thank you! Well, I’m excited to read the upcoming posts! xx

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    1. Sorry I’m super late to respond! But I havent been a bit active recently. But your nomination means a real LOT to me MaeFlower!!โค๐Ÿ˜€ Thank youu !! I promise I’ll do it when I come back ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ XX

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    1. Haha YESS, it came as a real surprise when it happened yesterday, since I’m kinda in the midst of a hiatus. So, really happy! Thanks a real lot๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ

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