IBD & the Perfectionist

It occurred to me recently that a lot of the issues I have coping with this disease may stem from the fact that I am a perfectionist. My Crohn's disease and my inner perfectionist are constantly butting heads in multiple ways. In this blog post I want to cover the different aspects of being a perfectionist and how that has created coping problems for me personally. Identifying the problem is a huge step in solving it. So I'm hoping by sharing my struggle, that someone else might have an Aha! moment like I did and begin coping a little easier. So let's get into it...

Supporting vs. Fixing

Okay, I'm gonna come out and say it! Don't try to fix me--lol! I have very good reason to feel the way I do, and I want to share it with others so they see the reality of this disease. Being honest about what emotions I'm going through is helpful for me and helpful for... Continue Reading →

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