I have been hiding. This may be familiar to lots of you....life can sometimes get a bit overwhelming, you take too much on your shoulders, a heavy head cold hits you like a bus then the control and stability you have gained seems to ebb away....and you hide. Or is it just me?

I have had a word with myself and I am getting back on my horse....or should I say...stationery bike!

The absence from the forum and my positive self has made me realise how far I have come. This is a very self indulgent post, and I apologise for that, but one for me to look back on when pressure looms again x


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  • Not self indulgent at all Josie101170 .

    If it feels right then write it.

    Glad your back :) Hidings so last year :) x

  • I can empathise with your situation, as that's exactly what I'm inclined to do, Josie.

    Well done you for being able to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. I'm sure we're all guilty of having tunnel vision and focusing too much on the day-to-day minutiae of life and forgetting just how far we've come and how well we've done.

    It's never self-indulgent to look after our own needs, just self-aware and any time you feel the need to share, we'll all be here for you.

    Have fun being back on that stationary bike of yours! :)

  • Welcome back josie👍 Sometimes hiding away is what we need to re- evaluate, sulk as in my case sometimes lol, and just cope with one thing at a time. But..... you are back and in control so hope you have a fab week with this fantastic weather we are having 🌞

    We travel a long road but sometimes there are bumps which upset the momentum but as long as we steer clear we can get back along our journey.

    Best wishes Bev 💐

  • But today is a new day, the sun is shining and you're back with us! All sounds very positive to me 😊

  • Hi Josie101170 , we all have our moments for hiding and for different reasons, but you're back and that is all that counts Have a lovely sunny weekend.

  • Hey Josie, your post really speaks to me. I hide too from my goals and dreams, my family and even myself. Sometimes it's all just too overwhelming. I have recognized that a physical change is the first I need to domino many others in my life. I feel weird writing my private thoughts on this forum. I really don't know what I'm saying or if it's going to help me or anyone. My plan is to keep showing up and holding myself accountable for my desire for change. Thank you for sharing. It touched and helped me....and made you vulnerable. I think you are brave😘

  • Welcome back! We've missed you. Climb back on the wagon with us, and off we go again! 🤗

  • Welcome back 🤗

  • Welcome back Josie101170 sometimes we just need to hide and decide how to go forward, it's fantastic that you have decided to continue your journey, you have been doing so well it would be a shame to give up now

    Sending hugs xx

  • Well done for giving yourself a talking to and getting back on the bike and forum. You have been missed.

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