My uncle who was a mentor of mine had me ponder this, “There are three birds sitting on a wire. One of them decides to fly away, how many are left?” I said, “Two.” He responded with, “No there are three left. You can decide to fly all day long but until you take the action to flap your wings you will never fly anywhere. Everything begins with the first step.” If you have struggled to have healthy behaviors throughout your life, I understand. On the other side of the coin however is the unparalleled importance of taking care of your health. There is no more important work in the world than the work you do to maintain your health, quality of life, and strength.
“A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.” —SENECA
Please take the first step to care for yourself beginning today. Take care of your strength, manage food and mood with boundaries, and do things throughout your day that fulfill you. After the first step the rest will be easier. You just have to flap your wings. BE YOUR OWN MIRACLE!