Discussion Thread: Self-Care

What are you doing to do to take care of yourself today, or in the near future, as soon as you can?

If you are someone who has a hard time engaging in self-care, or figuring out easy, fast, and/or inexpensive ways to treat yourself, and you would like to solicit suggestions, please feel welcome. And, as always, no one should offer advice unless it is solicited.

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I'm going to go for a very gentle float in the pool. I haven't been able to swim for a month, because I strained my rotator cuff. Honestly, I'm not sure which has been worse — the physical agony in my neck, shoulder, and back from the strain, or the emotional angst of not being able to swim, which has become such an important act of self-care for me.

I still need to take it easy for awhile, but I'm looking forward to getting back in the water and just paddling around gently a bit. Hopefully sometime in the next week!

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