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Coping Skills

Saturday, January 26, 2013

emoticon Day 24 Binge Free and Day 4 Prozac

This week has been a VERY emotional week. I am so proud of myself for using healthy coping skills when feeling: Sad, Hurt, Angry, Frustrated, Fearful, Bored, Tired, Etc...

Deep Breathing w/ eyes closed...
Listen to Music
Go for a drive
Sit at the library
Sit in basement room
Stretch / Light hand weights
Text Friends
Email Friends
Call Friends
Spark-People Blogs / Message Boards
Walk / Walk on treadmill with music
Lay Down and Rest
Read Scriptures / 12 Steps
Think of Happy-Quote
Repeat this too will pass
Strong and Healthy Woman
Thankful For...
Daily Miracles
Smile
Drink Water
Chew Gum
Pray, Pray, Pray, Pray... Just Listen as I pray... Just say "Dear Heavenly Father"
Like the essential Oils
Think I like the Prozac
If I am really hungry... baby carrots
Listen to Whitney and Ben
JUST BE... Cry

These have helped me out a lot this week. Friends and Family support are going to get me through this difficult time. And of course Heavenly Father and his endless love and forgiveness.

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SEAGLASSQUEEN 1/30/2013 6:26AM

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ICANBESLIM2 1/30/2013 4:30AM

    emoticon I am going to copy the list. It is empowering to have these tools! Thanks for posting it.

We are here for each other. emoticon

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AURORAMILLET 1/28/2013 4:37PM

    Also, I think that going outside for a few minutes helps.

I know that it is COLD but the fresh air is quite nice, especially today. The air outside it getting better and it looks quite nice outside right now.

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VTRICIA 1/28/2013 8:49AM

    Thanks for writing these down!

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MJREIMERS 1/27/2013 8:00PM

    You are doing emoticon ! Day by day or moment by moment, do what ever it takes! YOU are a strong emoticon woman and YOU can! YOU can treat yourself with the dignity and respect that you deserve! YOU can see the greatness in yourself that the rest of us see! YOU can do ANYTHING! YOU are a beautiful person inside and out and I AM so glad that I can call you friend! emoticon

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NUTRON3 1/27/2013 9:05AM

    Great blog!

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HAPPLYEVERAFTER 1/26/2013 8:13PM

    I'm here for you too!

Breathe and think, calm
Breathe and think, relaxed
Breathe and think, in control

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lisa

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GORIANA 1/26/2013 7:49PM

    That is a great list. Thanks for sharing.

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BOGUSANNIE 1/26/2013 7:39PM

    Are you noticing a difference on the Prozac yet?

You are doing FABULOUS!!!!! I am very proud of you....be proud of yourself too!!!!

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OJ_2_OK 1/26/2013 7:10PM

    You're doing so great! :) Keep up the good work.

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MPETERSON2311 1/26/2013 6:57PM

    i am going to copy and paste this and hang it somewhere- great ideas!

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PARKERB2 1/26/2013 4:41PM

    Hang in there. Nothing lasts forever and as you say, This too will pass.

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JDCOOPER 1/26/2013 4:38PM

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Way to Go.

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