Fail: Do yoga every day of May
-I can choose to do yoga when it feels good and I have time.
Fail: Do not lose temper with 3-year-old
-I have kept my cool 95% of the time
Fail: Stop needing (so much) therapy/support before husband starts new job and childcare is too hard
-I am utilizing the time I have now to the maximum because I want to fully recover from an eating disorder, depression, anxiety, and trauma that has tried to take my life.
Fail: Sleep without ativan
-I am not in control of when my body decides not to sleep, and I need sleep to live.
Fail: Stay off social media
-Sometimes I don’t want to stay off of it. Sometimes it serves a meaningful purpose.
Fail: Stop entertaining ED
-I have made significant progress and it is still a process I am working hard on.
Fail: Start entertaining ED
Fail: Stop caring about what your body looks like
-Society makes this almost impossible and yet I am still working on it. Also, ED is a bitch.
Fail: Stop having panic attacks
-Or, be mindful of using skills when they happen and reach out for care/comfort/love afterwards when possible.
Fail: Stop being consumed with things outside of your control
-Part of my process is learning to get out of black and white thinking and land in the grey areas more. I am learning to let go little bits at a time.
Pass: Suck at life
-I do not suck at life. I am a compassionate, empathic, and loving mom, wife, friend, sister, daughter, cousin, aunt, … human.