Getting through the hard days


It would be nice to not need to learn from this.

Rehabilitate Your Heart

What do you do when you are having a hard day? Do you find yourself more emotional, snapping at everyone, crying frequently, using more tobacco or alcohol, eating more comfort foods? The ups and downs are a normal part of living with a chronic health condition. The challenge is to not allow the bad days to promote behaviors that can worsen your health or your relationships. Some days symptoms are more prevalent than others, those are the days to listen to your body and take it easy. Not every day is a record-setting day.

On the bad days consider:

  • What good things are happening in my life?
  • Is the situation really as bad as I perceive it?
  • What can I try to make things better?
  • Who can I talk to who will understand?
  • What is most important for me right now?

Bad days cause us to re-evaluate what is important on this day. What…

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About Ken McMurtrie

Retired Electronics Engineer, most recently installing and maintaining medical X-Ray equipment. A mature age "student" of Life and Nature, an advocate of Truth, Justice and Humanity, promoting awareness of the injustices in the world.
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1 Response to Getting through the hard days

  1. cherylz1961 says:

    This is such a good song. DON’T GIVE UP…hang in there.
    I hope you visit my blog of encouragement too! Blessings.

    http://weepingintodancing.wordpress.com/

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