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Two years ago


Friday, January 27, 2012

Two years ago today I was diagnosed with Bell's palsy. That's a nasty little virus. I had no idea at the time just how nasty! It took me months to recover and I still have some residual effects.

Getting used to being "sick" was so hard for me. But what a great lesson it was! I've learned to listen to my body and be kinder to myself. I used to push, push, push. Now I realize that there is a price to pay for doing that, and I'm no longer willing to pay. I can still get lots done, but I will no longer sacrifice myself and my health to do it.

Once I finally got a little better, I had to crawl my way back to strength. It was rough, with many, many setbacks and slow realizations. But I'm in better shape, physically and mentally, than I was 2 years ago. And for that, I am grateful! Spark People helped me heal so here's a big

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ELRIDDICK 1/27/2012 8:15AM

  Thanks for sharing

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