REBLOG: Carol Anne of “Therapy Bits” Week #12 of “Working on Us” Topic: Self-Care. A number of things I never thought of, but Carol Anne shed a light on certain things that she goes through and/or does ahead of time.
It’s week 12 of the working on us prompt series from Beckie at beckys mental mess. If you want to participate then you can check out her post on her blog for the guidelines.
This week its all about self care!
Prompt one questions:
Were their signs of your self-care routine lacking before you were officially diagnosed with a mental illness/disorders? Yes. Before I got diagnosed in my teens with ptsd and depression, I would go days without showering, I wouldnt eat, I barely ate anything, I was too depressed to care about my appearance or appetite.
Did you (or) do you suffer from low self-esteem? I do. I often think I am worthless, or not good at anything. Its a horrible feeling. Sometimes I need a lot of reassurance.
Is there (or) have there been stages of guilt when not properly taking care of your self-care routine? Yes. I…
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