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Being Yourself Is More Than Enough

Posted on March 22, 2019

"After feeling like I need to be better, stronger, healthier, and in control, I now know I am enough."
-Member of MyMyelomaTeam

Members of MyMyelomaTeam experience the burden of myeloma physically, emotionally, and psychologically. Sometimes we strive to appear healthier than we are to avoid the stigma of cancer. Other times, we experience relief and support from others who've been in our shoes.

"I'm getting out of the rat race. I'm not hiding my struggles anymore. If I'm tired, I'm going to rest. Hearing from others with myeloma has taught me that I have to prioritize ME."
-Member of MyMyelomaTeam


Here are recent conversations from members on MyMyelomaTeam:

"I’m thankful for support groups like this, I feel like I don’t have anyone to talk to about this, to share my worries and concerns with. I feel like I’m a burden, and like whenever I talk about it, people think I’m just wanting attention. They don’t understand that talking about it makes me feel better."

"I know what you mean as far as holding things in. We have enough to deal with and I find myself still protecting others."

"I have an attitude of gratitude today! I was able to go hiking and fishing yesterday. I love being outdoors, and am so grateful that I can still get out and do what I love!"

"Had a busy crazy day at work. I have to remember to manage my stress and keep hydrated so I keep myself from getting run down. I feel guilty about taking time for myself when I'm at work."

Have you found yourself striving to appear as though you have it all together? Have you discovered ways to surround yourself with others who make you feel that you are more than enough? Share what you've learned in the comments below or directly on MyMyelomaTeam.com

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