๐Ÿ˜ทThis is the face of Influenza Aโฃ
๐Ÿ˜ซย This a wellness-warrior feeling unwellโฃ

On a scale of 1-10 my feelings ofย ๐˜ƒ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†ย is/was like 100โฃ
โฃWhy you ask? Everyone gets sick you say…โฃ
โฃYes friends, thatโ€™s true. BUT Iโ€™m sure some of you out there can relate to putting unrealistic expectations on yourself that you wouldย ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ฅย expect from another human…โฃ
(๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ฆย ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญย ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ช๐˜งย ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถย ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏย ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆย ๐˜ด๐˜ฐย ๐˜ย ๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญย ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ดย ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆย โ†“)โฃ
โฃIโ€™ve got all the stories going on upstairsย ๐Ÿคฏโฃ
– I preach taking care of ourselves, Iโ€™m not suppose to get sickโฃ
– How did this happen when I am โ€œsupposedโ€ to be elbow deep in our renovations?โฃ
– Just power through and do somethingโฃ
– Omg I am going to be so far behindโฃ
– Now my immune system is taxed and COVID 19 is in our local communityย 
๐Ÿ˜ทย โฃ
I have had to put my โ€˜Choose Again Methodโ€™ to werrrrrkkkkkk. โฃ
My truth is that choosing the positive thought/emotion has to be very intentional. The neural pathways in my brain were wired my entire life for fear-based thinking. When I came to really understand this, I was and still am shocked by how often the fear based thought jumps up before the positive one (๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ….๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณย ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ขย ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌย ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ตย ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜บ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ). โฃ
โฃShit…if I am telling the whole truth, I actually have to go seekingย ๐Ÿ‘€ย a positive thought more often than not. Itโ€™sย ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—นย effort and work that can only happen after one has the awareness that this is their truth as well.โฃ
โฃThis doesnโ€™t mean being naiveย ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟย buying into the bullshit of โ€˜๐˜ช๐˜ตย ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญย ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ตย ๐˜ช๐˜ตย ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญย ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆโ€™. I believe we have free-will for this exact reason, as we have a hand in creating our reality. โฃ
โฃIโ€™m not asleep at the wheel, but Iโ€™m also not willing to hand over my joy due to this pandemic. โฃ
– I shopped (๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆย ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ขย ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฌย ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณย ๐˜ขย ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฌย =ย ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐย ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ดย ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ต). โฃ
– I bought extra but not a crazy amount,ย 
๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆย ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณย ๐˜ฉ๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ดย ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅย ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ดย ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅย ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ตย ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ดย ๐˜ต๐˜ฐย ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ฑ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ.ย ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌย ๐˜ฐ๐˜งย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎย ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จย ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง๐˜งย ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฑ๐˜ดย ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณย ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ญ๐˜บย ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏย ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จย ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง๐˜งย ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ค.ย ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜บย ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ตย ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ฐย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌย ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ตย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ตย ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆย ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถย ๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ณย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, I bought a little extra because our kids are now home for 3 weeks and that = more snacks.
โฃ- Iโ€™m not going anywhere that I donโ€™t need to go, because thereโ€™s no reason to risk it for myself or others (
๐˜ฎ๐˜บย ๐˜๐˜ญ๐˜ถย ๐˜ˆย ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ตย ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏย ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ดย ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณย ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณย ๐Ÿฝย ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ดย ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ตย ๐˜ฎ๐˜บย ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฎ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ด๐˜บ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎย ๐˜ซ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ตย ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌย ๐˜ขย ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ดย ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ต).โฃโฃ
– We are eating extra of our plant capsules (๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜บย ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆย ๐™˜๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ž๐™–๐™กย ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™š๐™–๐™ง๐™˜๐™ย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ตย ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ดย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜บย ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆย ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฎ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏย ๐Ÿงฌ)โฃ
– I am offering to help others where I can, watching some kids, dropping off some supplies. Anything I think can do to help.โฃ
– I am working, because I have structured my life in a way that allows me to work from home. โฃ- I am writing in my gratitude journal every.single.day….ย 
๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆย ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ดย ๐˜ฐ๐˜งย ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ถ๐˜ญย ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ดย ๐˜ช๐˜ฏย ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญย ๐˜ฐ๐˜งย ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ดโฃ
โ€‹- AND most importantly, I am giving myself and others grace.โฃ

โ€‹We are in this together folks. We are stronger together and united than alone and scared. โฃ