NHBPM Day 17


Let It Be.

A little catharsis in a post can sometimes help us talk about the really awful parts of living with a health condition – and often are the sorts of posts that remind patient readers that they aren’t alone. Even if it can be depressing to go there – it’s a real, honest piece of the Health Activist experience that can’t be


What’s something that bothers you or weighs on you? Write it down.


Now – as best you can – let it go. Imagine writing your blog post on a piece of paper, tying it to a balloon and letting it go into the sky. Or putting the paper into a fire. Or other cathartic exercises you’ve heard of.


Talk out the letting go process and how you’re going to be better to yourself for it.


An idea for this post that would really resonate might be writing (or reposting – if you already have) about coming to terms with your condition upon diagnosis. How did you do that? What steps did you take? What would you recommend to someone else going through the same situation?


Participating in #NHBPM? Tweet us a link to your Day 17 post and paste a link in the comments here or on the WEGO Health Facebook page – so we can share your posts!

We’re halfway there but you can still join us for the last days of November – head over here to sign up for all 30 prompts.


15 thoughts on “NHBPM Day 17

  1. Lauren Elyse Milner says:

    Letting go: http://nonavigation.blogspot.com/2011/11/let-it-be.html

  2. Jen Aragon says:

    Let it Go. http://bloodsweatcarbs.blogspot.com/2011/11/let-it-go.html

    1. This post inspired my Day 18 post. Thank you for sharing Jen!

  3. “A goodbye to a day…” on Lupus Interrupted: http://longship.ca/lupusinterrupted/?p=412

  4. Anonymous says:

    In the sense that we “translate” healthcare information from the technical to the personal and across communities, we are our own special case of “polyglot”. http://community.wegohealth.com/profiles/blogs/polyglot

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