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balancednotclean Good morning all today for breakfast, I had the last of my homemade Chia protein bread with smoked cheddar, a mini gingerbread man and a Twix mix yogurt/dessert.

When I first opened the Twix mix the yogurt was really really creamy, but white. Where was the caramel sauce I was promised?! It turns out it was underneath, so then I mixed it up and it was gooooood.

It also had some chocolatey twix pieces in that little tub at the side. But it only went up to half the size of the pot.

Even so, when I mixed it all in it was really enjoyable.

What I want to talk about today... is how recovery is not a competition or something to feel inferior about. People often say how our illnesses shouldn't be brandished like some kind of accolade or war medal, with the number of admissions, our lowest weights and the 'severity' of our illnesses on display and of course I agree with that.

But no one ever seems to mention the competition spawned by how we're recovering. How one diet is better than another. How one person has more followers or has been doing it for the longest.

Recovery is recovery and that should be it; it is unique to you. You might not be able to get hold of Quest bars, Ben and Jerry's, raw chocolate and other deliciously popular items. You might not have a really, really quick metabolism or be happy with what's happening to your body.

But trust me, at weight restoration where I am now and have been officially for 1 year as of March, recovery is no longer the desire to get the quickest metabolism possible or to have big tits and a butt.

Recovery to me is the desire to be recovered. To put all of this crap behind me so I can tackle bigger and better things. So what if my metabolism isn't as fast as someone else's? As long as I eat enough to sustain myself and my activities in a healthy manner, that is all. So what if I didn't magically get some body shape I thought recovery would give me? I am the shape I am meant to be and that is all I should ever be. So what if [insert expectation from myself or others that has not occurred]? I now have the tools and maturity to deal with problems that come my way.

Recovery is recovery. That is all it needs to be.
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eviekitten Can't sleep cus I had a weird muscle spasm near my chest and it really hurts now :( #musclespasms #me #cfs #chronicillness 2h

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chronically_blonde Blouberg Strand with this beautiful view of Table Mountain 🌞 the sun is making me feel amazing 😀😀😀 #mecfs #myalgicencephalomyelitis #myalgicE #cfs #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #ChronicIllness #SA #love #mountains #cfsme #Blouberg #Beach 2h

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hrmjackiejax Look. I spent an hour trying to figure out if I had CFS or Fibromyalgia or Myalgic Encephalitis and then I took a pill & now I have Snuffleupagus & it's all good #cfs #FM #ME #wtf #spoonie #Snuffly 3h

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saad.qureshi.fitness Training at #CFS with the biggest and the literal best name in CrossFit India..... Shivoham! ....it was a super amazing experience....got to learn alot from him about the sport inside and out.
This is not my forte but sometimes its good to get out of our comfort zone.....learning something new always adds up to your knowledge.

Btw before 5 minutes of the time this pic was taken, I was almost lying dead after I finished the workout :'D hahahh
CrossFit is lethal! ;) #SQF #crossfit #insane #strength #pain #endurance #Fitness #model #fitspiration #live #love #lift #happy #healthy #blessed #inspiring #INDIA
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chronic_spoonie Lying down in sick bay earlier.
Had my MRI last Friday, it was pretty cool and I looked absolutely stunning in the hospital gown and I had an ECG on Saturday which wasn't anything special...taking off my top and bra was a little awkward though I had a dream last night that I got a diagnoses. I don't remember the details or anything I just felt this like, sense of peace. Because I KNEW what was going on...hopefully we'll find some answers soon Feeling pretty crappy so imma have a sleep. 😴😴
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kimmie.kat Dear #Endometriosis #interstitialcystitis #cfs and unnamed persons... "I fought my way through the Goblin City to take back what you have stolen...YOU HAVE NO POWER OVER ME." And once our heroine says those words, the spell is broken. #FavoriteMovieEver #Labyrinth #JenniferConnelly #DavidBowie #youRemindMeOfTheBabe #Endowarriors #endostrong #Hystersister #fibrowarrior #cfs #infertility #strength #movies #quotes 3h

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Amaro Rachel Sullivan

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falconeyedhuntress Lunch today! With almond milk, strawberries, blueberries, cinnamon and spinach. No need of a sweetener. #thechiaco #vitalgreens #bareblends #naturals #spinachfromthegarden #homemadealmondmilk #paleo #thepaleoway #healthy #cfs 5h

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dear.shelby Just bought new work out clothes. Trying to commit to helping myself get healthier. Only because we don't have the technology (yet) to buy another body to inhabit. #governmentsecrets? #workoutclothes #cfs #me #mecfs #invisibleillness #spoonie 5h

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Nashville alana_go_team_training
alana_go_team_training It's not all fatigue and heaviness all the time. Lately I've been waking up feeling GOOD. Yet I approach feeling this way cautiously. And isn't that just ridiculous!. Taking a moment to celebrate feeling well & the lesson here for me is to keep doing what I've been doing and not stop!
Sleep and take the time I need to rest. Make my training and eating a top priority. Stop sweating the small stuff. And keep up my natural supplement routine. All too often we stop our healthy routines when we start to feel good, only to pick them up again when our energy levels and health decline once more. Why stop and start, when taking care of yourself everyday gives you a body that is ready to play!
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