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Day 37 Good days continuing

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by Hedger, Jan 27, 2021.

  1. Hedger

    Hedger Peer Supporter

    It´s been more than 5 days since last work day in the program for me, but right now that is fine.

    I have had 5 days in a row now with more or less 0% pain. I still have some other minor symptoms when I´m stressed or nervous in everyday life, but it doesn't bother me right now since the improvement is so significant. I have faith in myself that these will improve.

    And it´s not like my life has been any easier these days, it´s how I handle it:

    - How I treat myself in my mind
    - How I sooth myself when I´m scared/nervous or similar
    - How I tell my self my emotions are completely normal part of being alive
    - How I identify more as an emotional person rather than a performing person (and now I actually get more things done!).
    - How I sense the beginning of symptom recurrence very fast and go back to emotional focus to make it go away.
    - If needed, I vent right away to another person for emotional support instead of thinking for myself several days.

    The more I tell myself that my emotions (mainly rage, sadness and fear) are normal and safe, the less need of strong external expression of them I have. So there you go.

    So far this week I have felt joy in every part of life: Work, cooking, child care etc.
  2. Stiffbreeze

    Stiffbreeze Newcomer

    As someone on Day 4, this is so heartening to hear. <3
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  3. JanAtheCPA

    JanAtheCPA Beloved Grand Eagle

    Indeed, @Hedger! Awesome. These are all so great - but this is the one that really caught my attention:
    Day 37! Whoo Hoo!!!! :joyful:
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  4. Hedger

    Hedger Peer Supporter

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