Learning to trust myself again after having cancer was hard for me. I didn’t enjoy needing to worry about self-care when taking care of myself hadn’t felt so complicated and time consuming before my diagnosis. After feeling under the weather and run down for so long, I approached each slower than usual day with distrust and dislike.
Am I sure I feel under the weather? What if I’m just being lazy? What if I always feel like this from now on?
I learned though, that if I ignored my under the weather feelings, I woke up the next day with a fever. If I took the day off, I woke up the next day feeling better. To read more about how I learned to tend to myself and to trust myself again, go to the rest of the post on I Had Cancer’s blog!