Taking care of yourself means not just your body. Talk to your family doctor if sleep disturbances, depression, or anxiety are concerns that good nutrition and exercise are not easily combating or creating overwhelming stumbling blocks to getting started with healthy lifestyle changes.
Build a good support system with seeing a counselor if you need it. If you don't feel comfortable talking about these issues and needing a referral with your family doctor, consider that you need to find a new one. You deserve the best care.
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Being a mom is hard. Taking care of myself is harder because everyone else comes first.311
taking time to go to the gym, doing a work out video, just taking a walk is hard. With little kids and little help from my husband I cannot do what I know I need to do. When my husband goes back to work I am joining the YMCA so my kids can go with me and have play time..
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