I Know It Is Hard

Some days even considering being brave is hard.  But brave isn’t in the grandiose.  It is in the simple, in the every day in the beauty.

Brave is:

Waking every day to do it all again

Taking the medications you hate to be the person you don’t recognize anymore

Stuffing down the rage to comfort your child over her boo boo

It is getting on the treadmill to run when you want to stew with your dismal thoughts

Listening to family disparage mental health and not coming unglued

Or coming unglued in such a way that you teach them something

Reaching out to those who will help you survive another hour

Watching funny YouTube videos in order to get the strength to go another round with your mind

Brave is in the little, it is in the every day

Know you are brave.  Believe it.  Embrace it


Survive til you Thrive!

4 Responses to I Know It Is Hard

  1. Love this post. And that’s a great song!

  2. YES. You are so brave.

  3. Be strong. Be brave. Inspire others. You’ve done that all with this post and in your life. Thanks for sharing with #SmallVictoriesSundayLinkup.

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