Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Taking care of myself

Bent-not-broken's story brought tears to my eyes:
https://bentnotbrokenblog.blogspot.si/2018/05/take-care-of-you.html

Reading her story I realized that in the past 15 years of my life with infertility, there have been like hundreds occasions like that one. And not even once was I saved by a kind coworker! Nobody noticed my pain, my sadness.

Or perhaps they did but just didn't care.

I loved her coworker's advice about taking care of yourself. I think that for the last few years I have been doing that pretty successfully.




4 comments:

  1. I loved Bent Not Broken's post too! I loved it so much. I hate that she was in that situation, but I love her co-worker and what she did for BnB. It's so easy to feel invisible. It's so easy to experience excruciating pain while in a group of people without a single person noticing/realizing. I love BnB's co-worker, and I love how BnB wrote about the experience. I wish we all had such a kind co-worker in our lives.

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  2. Thanks for the link, Klara.
    BnB's story brought tears to my eyes, too. There aren't many people out there who get it and actually react in a way that is helpful.
    Yes, you are taking care of yourself successfully, and not only of yourself :-). I am very grateful to have met you here!

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  3. You're right, I don't know that I've ever been saved like that, even surrounded by good friends who know my history. And yes, these days, I try to rescue myself. After so many years, it's now possible for me to do that.

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  4. I loved her post too! It's amazing the difference a kind word &/or gesture can make in our lives.

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