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What Is Your Favorite Self-Care Routine?

Having chronic kidney disease can take a toll on your physical, emotional, and social health. What are some ways you practice self-care to manage your stressors?

  1. I shower with a shower chair every two days, I brush my teeth, curl my hair, pick out my clothes the night before, and make sure I take all my meds when I'm suppose to. And I eat 6 small snack meals a day.

    1. Hi , thank you for sharing! That sounds like a very nice routine. How do you space out the snack meals throughout your day? ~ Minel (Team Member)

  2. I have stage 3a kidney disease. I go to bed early and try to sleep 8 hours. I have yogurt and blueberries for breakfast. I take my dog to the park every morning and walk around for about 20 minutes. It really helps my mental health , and n

    1. Thanks for taking the time to share with the community. It sounds like you've found the things that work best for you when it comes to improving your mental health. Living with a chronic disease as you know can take a toll on you both physically and mentally. It's great to hear that you've got such a solid routine that is really helping you! I wish you continued success in that. -Kim (Team Member)

  3. Going to bed at night saying a prayer of thanks for the day and making it through it good or bad. Wake in the morning grateful for that. Hot shower lil breakfast favorite tea and all those meds I'm so thankful I have helping me to fight another day

    1. , I love this routine! Thank you for sharing. It is nice to include gratitude in each day. What's your favorite kind of tea? Warmly, Minel (Team Member)

  4. The self-care routine I try to do is shower including body scrub and skin care, hair straightened, fresh PJs, and fresh bedding and end it with a nice cup of tea in bed watching my favorite show. I tend to do this before as the whole routine tries me out.
    Thanks, Sabad (team member)

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