I realize that everyone has their up and down days, some worse than others, mood swings that quickly disrupt your day, perhaps without even knowing yourself. But, you know what, if you didn't feel anything emotionally, you would not be alive. I am not going to ramble on about,how, for nearly forty years I have been in and out of pschiatric hospitals and under the care of psychiatrists, but instead what I have learned with dealing with illness, any illness, yours, mine, past and present, it does not matter. When someone else is sick or in a bad way, you feel for them, don't you? Well, you have the right to feel for yourself once and a while and know that these mood swings are normal when you face difficulties, illness, just as you would if it was a family matter, other than illness. We all have feelings and that is how we know we are alive.
The idea is to recognize that mood and then try to distract it; just this year I have been able to do that, I started saying out loud "Chic-Up" My husband was astonished at first when he realized what I was trying to do, then he was proud of me to see it was working. Please find something that works for you, so you to can feel not only depression or anger, but life!!!!So that you can grab on to it and continue taking care of your self and stay in the day, in the life
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