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Smile Milestone! :) - July 29th 2012, 03:44 AM

So, I know there's already a thread for "Self-harm free" but I wanted to post this so everyone could see it.
Today I am one month self-harm free. I feel like such a baby sitting here crying my eyes out because I'm so tired of fighting and struggling and yet here I am, one month self-harm free. Only one minor slip-up, but I regreted it miserably so I decided not to count it.

This is to all of you out there who think they can't stop, you can. Once you start going and you get motivated (I suggest the bracelet challenge/project) then it's easier than you would think. I'm pretty stubborn, and I really want a new bracelet so I have my motivation.
I'm also fighting an eating disorder, so I tend to get distraced kind of easily from the self harm.

Hang in there everybody!!
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Re: Milestone! :) - July 29th 2012, 04:08 AM

Hey there, congrats on one month! That is such an achievement! Good luck, you can do this!


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Re: Milestone! :) - July 29th 2012, 04:41 AM

Congrats!!
Thanks for the inspiration.


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Re: Milestone! :) - July 29th 2012, 04:51 AM

Thanks you guys, and your welcome.


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Re: Milestone! :) - July 29th 2012, 04:57 AM

Congratulations! That is a great accomplishment.


   
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Re: Milestone! :) - July 29th 2012, 04:52 PM

Hi Paula,

I just wanted to say well done for being one months self harm free, its honestly incredible and to me, very inspirational. I think you have done really well and I look up to you. Thanks for sharing this with is. And keep on going. You can do this. And if you need us, we're always here for you. You're not alone.

Keep smiling :-)
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Re: Milestone! :) - July 30th 2012, 10:10 PM

Congrats on on one month SH free! Thats an amazing accomplishment. Stay strong.





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Re: Milestone! :) - July 30th 2012, 10:25 PM

Congrats - that is amazing! And don't worry, I don't count little slip ups either Thanks for sharing this with us all, it's really inspirational! You know where we are if you need us

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