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It’s funny how it feels for many of us to give ourselves permission to “pamper” ourselves when it’s what’s self-care (self-compassion, etc.) is all about - taking care of ourselves. YET, even knowing this, I had to come online and look through your wonderful posts to give myself that permission.
I have been in excruciating nerve pain for the past several months (from degenerative spine issues which are suppposedly a surprise for my age, etc.). It seems no matter what treatment I go for, exercise I do, etc. I am not getting better (yet).
I’m feeling really low and I especially do not like being dependent upon others and now I am and at a young age.
While I would not harm myself, I do pray not to wake up. Until I’m granted that peace, I’m happy to be able to read your posts.
You can overcome embarrassment by understanding its causes.
Learn to overcome cognitive distortions.
I try to make the best of 18 years of chronic illness.
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