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Re: This week... sid

Posted by Sarahmarie on May 24, 2002, at 9:55:12

In reply to This week... Sarahmarie, posted by sid on May 24, 2002, at 8:07:04

> Hi Sarahmarie,
> here's what I think your strategy ought to be for this week (and possibly the next ones).
> In the therapists' office, you discuss all these things (namely BPD), you reserve some LIMITED time in the week to think about it, take notes, prepare your next session (say, 1 hour per day?).
> The rest of the time, you treat yourself well, do things you like, think of the things you enjoy in life, do things you enjoy, see people you love, etc. In other words, you LIVE and enjoy life! Do not obsess on the BPD issue, you'll just hurt yourself and make yourself miserable. There is more to life than that, and you have so much to learn, do, feel - make sure that outside of this LIMITED time you take to deal with the therapy issues, you have fun and enjoy life.
> How about that for a recovery plan? Try it at least, I think it can be good for you! And anyone else who's in therapy.
> Have a good week!
> - sid

Thanks, Sid for the advice. I am feeling better this morning -- no migraine thank goodness. I decided to get early and put my house in order. I am having an appraisal done today and although my house won't be perfect at least the kitchen is clean and some of the clutter organized. I decided to keep myself very busy over this weekend. So I will take a day trip to visit a friend and she is taking me out to dinner for a belated birthday celebration. I think setting time limits to think about the BPD (Borderline issue) is a good idea. If I think about or rather obsess about it I just feel awful and get very depressed. The migraine for me is usually a symptom that I need to take better care of myself. Thank you again for your help. If I have a hard time, I'll post again, Okay!!




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