Positivity is Power

It’s that time again folks, it’s my three-monthly scan tomorrow and although it might sound daft I’m looking forward to it because I know that a positive outcome will again show the progress I’m making.

It’s not something I worry about because I know I’ve been doing my best to follow all the advice I’ve been given. The super-healthy eating routine continues, although I have to admit I allow myself one meal treat a week and when there was some left over salt and pepper chicken in the fridge last week, it was a test of my willpower not to have a cheeky nibble!

I know a lot of people are feeling down because of the COVID situation and the seemingly endless lockdowns. It is tough on people’s mental health and I’ve found that positivity is the most important thing to anyone at the moment.

I’ve been going out for my daily walks which can be difficult sometimes when you look out of the window and see the dark clouds and the freezing rain, but to say it’s important I keep to this routine would be an understatement. I know I have to do it for my own wellbeing. I’ve learnt that there is no time like the present and I’ve come to appreciate that. We’ve had a fair bit of snow over these parts over the past few weeks so that’s been a change for the daily walk.

It’s been tough on a work front during the pandemic – and once again I know I am far from alone in that respect. It’s been slim pickings, but I’ve tried to do as much as I can, and I’ve also tried to do as much as I can to help support Yorkshire Cancer as well. I feel as though I need to keep pushing forward. I’ve chatted to some friends on the phone, done my blog, and in a way I feel lucky that I can do all that because I know a lot of people aren’t in that position.

I’ve also been speaking to a lot of people on social media and tried to be positive and supportive, and be of a help to others. It isn’t always easy because I often struggle to read the replies properly and can’t always engage as I’d like to, so please bear with me, but helping others helps me and that’s so important. You know where I am on social media if you want to chat, although like I say, please bear with me.

As I’ve said before, the biggest thing of all – whether it’s my situation the world in general at this very tough time – is for people stick together, whether that’s your family, friends or whatever, a support network is absolutely vital to anyone. That support network has helped me and I know it helps others.

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