We are humans not robots. We are going to have days when our
minds or bodies aren’t up for the effort that we had planned. We will have days
that we just need a break, a pause, a rest.
We are going to have days when we just can’t show up for our
families and jobs. That’s okay.
Those are the days when we need to show up for
I’m not okay today. I had two doctor’s appointments, radiology,
and medical oncology. I have been poked by technicians taking blood, prodded
with questions by staff and doctors, sat in waiting rooms and exam rooms for
(If you don’t know what I’m talking about, click here for an earlier blog post.)
And to make it worse, the hormone therapy I’m on is causing
insomnia and my lack of sleep is not allowing me to heal properly and causing pain.
I just can’t continue to pretend that I’m okay.
So, this means I’m going to show up for myself today and
rest. I’m going to do the bare minimum today, and I’m okay with that.
Tomorrow is another day, and brings an opportunity to feel
better and to be okay.
Today's picture is from the lobby of the cancer center where my appointments were today. I love Autumn.