Let Me Add to My Blog of This Morning on Control. . .

Sunday, June 16, 2013

I sometimes don't get personal enough in my blogs. My loss of control started in my marriage. I just explained this to someone who blogged about her problems in hers right now and realized I could expound on my blog and show just where it all started with me.

I figured if my DH didn't do anything illegal or it wasn't too costly, I would let it go by the boards. Then I had balance and there wasn't that power struggle that goes on in so many marriages or relationships. But I didn't see just how much I was giving up of myself. There was no real communication in my marriage.

Then, he up and died nearly two years ago and what I experienced at the onset was a complete unrealistic position in which I found myself. I was overwhelmed, in a daze and felt disconnected, like I was in an out of body state. I was always a pretty independent person and in perfect control of myself. It took awhile for me to realize just how much of myself I had given up and how costly it had become - weightwise and my health. Along the way, had experienced a great deal of stress, so,in desperation, I realized I had been under a lot of stress for the 35 yrs. of my marriage, so I finally went to a chiropractor, almost as soon as I could after his death, because I knew I needed his kind of help!

What I am saying, too, is that a person like myself had to learn where I had started to lose "that control" to finish the picture. It helps along the road. . .
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    1767 days ago
    So many of us women lose ourselves in relationships. Personally, I was a totally different person when I was raising my boys. Once they left the nest, it was very difficult for a while, but I found myself again and have been enjoying the new selfish me This is YOUR time, Helen, and I hope you can enjoy every second of it.
    1772 days ago
    Very interesting that you decided you needed a chirpractor. I have often considered a chiropractor myself.
    1772 days ago
    Once you figure out what the issue is, it makes it so much easier to fix it. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1772 days ago
    IMHO, understanding leads to a better ability to have the future the want.
    My belated condolences about the loss of your husband.
    1773 days ago
    Yes, those early roads are definitely important to remember. Mine have gone back to childhood.
    1773 days ago
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