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Accepting - hardest thing I ever did

Apr 24, 2017 1:21 PM

I'm so sorry to hear you had a bad day. I have had this problem all my life. When I was a little girl I couldn't understand why everyone could behaving fun while playing soccer and all I could do was try to play the game without so much pain. I had many many years of this until I was diagnosed in my thirties. I'm now 60 and have had a full life of losing my parents when I was 12 and 20 then got married and had two ( beautiful boys ) then of corse had a divorce. Then I remarried and have had to spend the last 15 yrs (accepting) (lost my job) my limited life and letting my family know I'm not lazy and they have to (accept) that if they love me I can only do so much. I'm not wonder women and I need a little support on the days I can't do anything. They do tease me a lot but I try not to take it to heart (sometimes I cry) but I put my big girl patties on (lol they are big) and (accept) this is me now and I still am a loving, caring, smart, beautiful woman and I also (do not feel) sorry for myself. When I stopped beating myself up about this, things got so much easier for me. Less stress. I don't like it at all but I will manage it the best way I can. I find my crazy cense of hourmore is what keeps me going. I'm always looking for funny thing to read or see. Hope this give you a better look on chronic debases. 🙃

Apr 24, 2017 2:05 PM

That's so good you keep your sense of humor. For the longest time I thought acceptance meant I had to like it. It doesn't mean that at all. Just means it's the way it is and I just have to do my best. I don't like it but now I can accept it. 👍

Apr 24, 2017 2:30 PM

Hi frustrated. I am so glad you can accept it too. It makes your life a lot easier. I hope the best for you. Try to laugh a little at least once a day. (Look) for something that will put a smile on your face. The next day (look) for two things that will put a smile on your face and everyday after that add three and so on. You will find yourself adding positive things to your mind that is very therapeutic. I just noticed that spell check put sense of humor into to words I have never seen before. Too funny. That put a smile on my face today. 😜

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