People Can Change
An important part of my recovery was forgiving myself for my illness. When the behaviors started it was all I knew how to do. It kept me alive at a time when I didn't know how to survive otherwise. . Forgiving myself let a huge weight off my shoulders - it gave me the chance to release the shame & guilt that kept me trapped in the vicious cycle. It made it ok that I hadn't been perfect. . Let yourself off the hook. I know forgiveness can feel like a stretch in the beginning so how about tryi...
"Just because you aren’t making progress as fast as you think you should does not mean you aren’t making progress. Keep going." -- Progress is ambiguous. It's in the repetition of actions that promote progress. Day in and day out move forward one day at a time and before you know it, you're there; Progress. ~Missy