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selfish,egotistic or downright nessecary?


Wednesday, June 03, 2009

maybe i should have called this blog me time because that is what it is all about,me time for me.am i being selfish?yes,but it is ok to be selfish sometimes.am i being egotistic?no,by wanting some me time i am not just thinking of myself but my family also,a relaxed mom is a happy mom.nessecary?yes oh how nessecary.
for one of my team challanges we have to write a blog on one thing we want to improve this week.well hereīs my blog but i donīt want to improve some more me time for me for just this week i want to make it a permenture part of my life and my lifestyle.wheather i will be able to do that on a perminant basis or not is another story but to try for at least a week should be feasible even for me.it is just that we are not programmed to put ourselfs first..hereīs to reprogramming ourselfs and putting us first.itīs time for......ME;ME;ME;ME;ME:ETC:
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JEAN524 6/10/2009 3:58AM

    emoticon and good luck! I hope you succeed. Love, Jean xxx

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JODAFEEN17 6/7/2009 12:59PM

    If you don't take any "me" time, then you don't have the energy you need to take care of your family, so I say "go for it!" and take the time you need. I subscribe to the notion of a bubble bath, no knocking on the door allowed, and just relax.

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PEARLSOFJANNAH 6/5/2009 4:43PM

    Salaam Sis,

I was reading about Birdie and her weight loss success and she says something like: "If you take time away from everyone now, you will pay it back later (because you'll live longer)". Profound statement, isn't it? Besides, you can't take care of anyone else if you can't take care of yourself.

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MRSBIGGLESWORTH 6/4/2009 8:14PM

    DITTO! I need some too. If we don't get "me time" then you can't relax your brain a bit and "re-group".....that just leads to a lot of stress....and overeating or other bad habits that we're trying to overcome.

Good for you for taking the time this week. Maybe it WILL become a habit - one week at a time!
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QUEENGP 6/4/2009 12:18PM

    That's right Karen...I completely understand. I think from our point of view (mom's of 3 sons) we need that. It seems that estrogen gets sucked right out of our bodies, and is replaced with testosterone. It's not only us that needs time, but our children need us to have time for ourselves. (make sense). The "me" time gives our bodies a chance to 're-estrogenize'. We need it....You go girl!!! kudos my sweet Karen! emoticon

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POSITIVELY_EB 6/3/2009 9:11PM

    You go for it, girl! We ALL need "ME" time! No matter your age, status, or whatever!

Hugs! Beverly

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MOV4WARD 6/3/2009 8:04PM

    selfish is buying bags of oranges only for yourself because you just like citrus and not your children. they get canned ravioli or mac&cheese (know someone who does this)...

it is downright necessary to care for yourself. if some metime helps you to focus and stay calm, refresh & restore you, then you'll be better able to do all those other things :)

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EVER-HOPEFUL 6/3/2009 5:04PM

    i plan to janie

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IOWAGAL1957 6/3/2009 3:42PM

    i'm needing some ME ME ME time these days. go for it!!

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CHAZZMATAZZ 6/3/2009 10:32AM

    Very true. It is always a struggle, but, a happier, more balanced, more healthy mom definitely makes up for it. Keep working for "ME" time, it is worth it!!

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