December 17 Lesson learned. What was the best thing you learned about yourself this past year? And how will you apply that lesson going forward? (Prompt by @tea_austen)
I have never been the sort to take care of my body. I have never been careful of what I put into it (like that time I ate a Lego piece) nor how I treated it (if I did, I wouldn't hurt it so much!).
This year, since my diagnosis of Celiac's disease (I know, I'm tired of hearing about it too) I have been much more cognizant of my body. I have learned that I have to appreciate this "meat suit" that houses the rocking personality that is me. I have learned that I have to listen to it, care for it, treat it right. I have to eat better foods, spend more time with it, exercise it, care for it, and love it.
Like with this post, my life lesson is that I need to deal with my body as though it's a part of me and not just something I resent, loathe, judge, hide, and fatten up.
Who knew I would have to be in my 30s to appreciate something that's been with me since the beginning?