Posts tagged wellness
Kat Woods

Letting go. In the process of being diagnosed with Lyme Disease, what things have you had to sacrifice and let go of? And how do you cope and adjust to this new way of life?

Kat: Quite simply, I've had to let go of all the things that have ceased to serve me, including my self-criticism, perfectionism, and cynicism. I've had to work through my fear of uncomfortable feelings, my instinct to protect my heart at all costs, and my resistance to experiencing vulnerability. I've had to give up countless little neurosis, like my compulsion to frequently deep clean or live by a predictable set schedule. I've had to abandon relationships that left me feeling spent, insecure, or abused, even though it's meant distancing myself from my own family.

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