Something I Am Proud Of:
I am proud of being able to feel self-love and self-compassion. The moment someone told me I was worthy of love, and I actually felt it, was the turning point in my recovery. We’re always so hard on ourselves. With self compassion, I’ve been able to look at myself as a human being and treat myself with the same love and kindness that I would treat someone else.
Advice For Newly Diagnosed:
You have an illness and that’s okay. It’s not your fault and you have nothing to be ashamed of. There is a ton of support available for you and if you work with your healthcare professionals your illness can be treated. This isn’t the end; it’s a beginning.