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I don't know how to do this thing called 'self care'

I am one of those ppl who has to stay busy. My body (and my Drs) for some time now, have been telling me to sit more. Mostly it's to elevate my lower legs due to venous insufficiency and ulcers caused by Sarcoidosis. How do I do this, sit more? What are some things that have helped you transition from mobile to sedentary. How do you divide your time between being up and active with being down and resting? What does your rest 'area' look like? Would love some guideance. #mobility issues,#sedentary ,# Sarcoidosis,#chronic pain,
#Arthritis ,#Fibromyalgia ,#Chores ,

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Constructive Day

#Chores taken care of n some self smoothie with bananas, raspberries and chocolate milk. Took a walk to a couple book boxes in neighborhood and found couple for a 1yo I know.
More of my MH team back to work this week n I'm so grateful for that!
Had lots of pain going on through my body today but took baby steps n deep breaths. Used a lot of distraction techniques.
Pooped out now n very proud that I kept plugging too, since just had a CORN shaved off my L foot Wednesday morning. Got to get some loves from neighbor dog BEAR who is a service dog.
Gutted a whole seedless watermelon and cantaloupe. Pitted couple lbs of cherries, made a sm can

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Illness VS House

I havent seen anything on here (so far) just about how mental illness can cause household chores to get neglected specifically. Does anyone have any tips on how to help keep up with the house while in a days- weeks- etc lomg funk? I used to keep a calander with each day designated for a specific chore (laundry, dusting, etc) and it helped but i feel it wont help as much this time around.. TIA #Depression #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #bpdsymptoms #Chores #Selfcare

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When someone tells you to do a chore you’ve never done before, and you have no idea how to do it (and the person that said it knows that you don’t know how to do it). Is that someone who is setting an unrealistic goal for you? #whatdoido #Chores #help #Autism #differentnotless

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What errand/chore do you dread the most?

<p>What errand/chore do you dread the most?</p>
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