I’ll admit, the past month or so life’s been hard. We preach all of this stuff about being positive and loving life no matter what.. and we’d love to think we love it 24/7 but that’s not reality I don’t care who you are. Yes we can be positive but there are going to be times life gets in the way. And about that I don’t care what anyone else says, the beauty of it all is that that is okay. We all have our ups and downs. But, I’m so sick of everyone preaching so much positive (sometimes including me). This might sound bad or hippocritical at first but stay with me here. Yeah the positives in life are great, we can stay postive when experiencing the bad but there comes a time (esp in a patient with a chronic illness) that we need to bring ourselves into reality. we wish we all had that mindset all the time.. that’d be awesome but what about real life, reality. “It’s not life if you’re not living it to the fullest” and living to the fullest to me is embracing it ALL. Good and bad. I’m not afraid to admit that I’ve not had the best mindset, I’ve fallen out of my routine, and have had more downs than ups lately. I think the strongest people are those who recognize and value the downs because then the ups are appreciated that much more. I’m not telling anyone to be negative but bring yourself into reality and if you have one bad day, one bad month, or even one bad year.. That is okay, you’re only human.. And you’re definitely not alone ❤️