I will speak kindly to myself, no more criticism. I will stop judging myself, no more comparing.
My after is opposite. I weigh more today but I love myself more than I ever have. I care about myself and make healthier choices.
We may not have a choice about our diagnoses or actual situation, but the way we move forward and perceive the situation we have full control over. Make intentional efforts to focus on the healing instead of the struggle.
Most bucket lists include things like, “Go on an adventure in a far-off land,” “Learn a new language,” or “Buy a dream car.” Although all these experiences can make our lives more exciting, the reason we crave these activities goes a little deeper.