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I can't explain how I'm feeling

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Right now, I don't feel down, but I don't feel up. Tonight is the first time I've felt like this since being diagnosed. The feeling is weird... I think my mind has gotten tired of exerting the energy to beat myself up and this morning was the first time I officially decided I'd allow this condition to grow me into a better person. At the moment, I'm thinking about the usual: How I got here and how I could have avoided this... Usually I'll be down and crying but instead, I feel numb. I wonder what this feeling means.

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It's sorta like when you "cry yourself dry" after a break-up... it's all about the 5 stages of Grief.


When someone gets Herpes they usually go through the stages of grief because, to them, their life (at least as they PERCEIVED it) is over. The 5 stages are: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and finally...acceptance.


You, my friend, are entering the Acceptance stage. Welcome to the other side :)

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