Yesterday was a bit of a struggle in the self-care department. I really had to breathe deep, keep my wits and my feet under me.
I totally failed.
The thing is (for me) when dealing with death, it’s important not to over associate with it. I’m not dead. Even though, I might feel like I’m dying, I’m not dead.
I allowed myself to feel all that was needed to be felt. I sunk so low that I didn’t want to move…. until I did.
Then I picked my ass up off the floor and went for a walk. Finding my way back will require one foot at a time.
Today’s Self Care Stats:
- Knee exercises and stretches
- Walked a mile with a single leash once again. Sky is still trying to figure it out.
How I felt
Let’s not talk about it.
Take away point
There are moments where it would be so easy to cover up the pain with something: a substance, alcohol, sex… anything. But it takes courage to forgo the band-aid – look pain in the face, curl up with it for a bit and then, give it a good squeeze and let it go.
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