There are the not-so-fun things like the filling of 5 cavities (my punishment, I suppose, for avoiding routine dental cleanings most of my adult life), the mundane necessary things like constantly monitoring this rogue ear of mine, and the more exciting, albeit terrifying, upcoming PRK procedure (think lasik with a longer recovery time; my prescription is crazy strong).
I'm also starting to
Working most of my life in customer service has left me with great skills when it comes to helping others...helping everyone but myself. For years, I've carried the unnecessary guilt of taking time off to meet all my needs. Recently that meant I only took time off for my ear and let all other needs fall to the wayside.
I'm recovering from that slowly thanks to a much more supportive work environment, and my time sheet certainly shows me depleting a significant number of my accumulated sick days.What's especially nice about this is that I don't have to apologize.
Nor do I want to.
How can you give yourself a little more care this year?