How not to cope with a setback

Forget there is a setback plan, try to get back to ‘normal’ as quickly as possible, then have half a bar of chocolate and a third of a bottle of wine because what’s the point in trying to be good if you end up feeling horrible anyway?

Still it’s a new week, so I’m going to attempt a new start. Dig out the set back plan, ease myself back into good routines and habits and remind myself that set backs are always going to be a part of chronic illness, no matter how careful I am.

And it’s not the end of the world if I mess up sometimes.