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gypsi
October 12th, 2006, 02:16 AM
Healing demands energy. To sustain my energy I will remember that in my loving of and giving to others, I must keep a little for myself. It's good to give but not so much that I am emptied. The healthy balance between giving and keeping is important for my recovery.
Today, I can give to others and I can also be my caretaker.
I will not feel guilty for loving and giving to myself, as this is the energy needed for recovery.
-Brenda Nixon

And -

Fond as we are of our loved ones, there comes at times during their absence an unexplainable peace.
-Anne Shaw

Preciouspinot
October 12th, 2006, 10:13 AM
This is a tough one for me. I'm going to the salon today (haven't been in 3 months) and am actually feeling guilty about it

gypsi
October 12th, 2006, 10:27 AM
That I totally understand. I keep telling myself to go have a 'spoil me' day, and I know it's ok to do that, but when it actually comes to getting in the truck and going.... I suddenly have a thousand other things to do at that exact moment, and none of them involve taking care of me

Quiescent
October 12th, 2006, 03:22 PM
I love reading these gypsi.....:thanks: