by MB

You are allowed to

  • Be sick
  • Be broken
  • Mess up at work
  • Mess up with friends
  • Sometimes be really bad at recovery
  • Be amazing at recovery
  • Make progress
  • Move backwards
  • Be ashamed of your body
  • Not be ashamed of your body
  • Go days without crying
  • Cry every day
  • Talk about sex
  • Have sex
  • Enjoy sex
  • Numb it out sometimes
  • Go out late and dance aggressively
  • Know it's wrong and do it anyways
  • Be confused
  • Misunderstand yourself
  • Sleep all day
  • Not be as ok as you were before

You may not always remember this list in the moment, but that's ok. You will remember it when it's time.