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If you find yourself in a situation in which you must make a choice of what to do or how to spend your time, it is very important that you put your own needs up high on the priority list--not at the bottom. Others in your life need you well-rested and healthy too!

Often we let ourselves "come last" after taking care of everyone else, but if we become run-down, ill, or emotionally exhausted, it won't help those others who we gave so much for.
- Submitted by ENUFF81020 5/7/2010 in Staying Healthy | 4 Comments
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SPARKROZ 5/19/2010 1:49:00 PM

    I've had to "learn" how to put myself first; I've ALWAYS been the go to person when someone needed something. Now, I only commit if I feel like it or if my schedule allows.
HAWTHOF 5/7/2010 8:43:00 PM

    Selfish has become a negative word. If we can't look after ourselves then we really can't do anything. Look after yourself and the sky is the limit.
ENUFF81020 5/7/2010 12:58:00 PM

    I'm in the process of packing up and moving my 2 classrooms and I just caught myself doing some more lifting and moving of heavy things, which is not a good thing for my back that has seen multiple surgeries. I have a helper, but I was feeling guilty about all of the work she is doing and I was worrying about asking my family to lend a hand over the weekend. When my back shouted out in pain, I realized that I am important too and that I need to take care of me. I'm done with this heavy work today.
THEEXERCISER 5/8/2010 12:17:00 PM

    I agree

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