Showing posts from March 2, 2020

Day 51 of 100 Days of Grief and Hope

"Setting boundaries is a way of caring for myself.  It doesn't make me mean, selfish, or uncaring because I don't do things your way.  I care about me too." -Christine Morgan I'm not feeling very well tonight so I'm expecting this blog to be short.  It seems the nights of not sleeping have caught up with my immune system.   Tonight's chapter is about setting boundaries.  I have always always always struggled with this.  I am a people pleaser.  I want people to be happy and a lot of times I do that in expense of my own happiness.  I feel like if it makes someone else happy I should do it.  But going through this has really taught me to set boundaries which is hard to do when you're exhausted. I can say that at first I didn't set boundaries.  I didn't say no.  I didn't do what was best for me and my family.  I did what I thought was expected of me.  I still remember one day going to return a vacuum to a friend and she wanted