20140719-175835.jpgI am very independent. I’d rather not ask anyone for help, unless there is no other way (and I have exhausted all my options).

So when I got a herniated disc… (which I think may have been from a mixture of an accident as a kid, two falls when I was 17, a broken knee, and martial arts which put a toll on my body over the years), it was really tough for me.

Almost a year later, I am still doing acupuncture and acupressure once a week, out of pocket. It has since taken its toll on my finances.

Without asking, my parents gave me some money last month for my acupuncture/acupressure. For a long time, I struggled with actually accepting the money. I still feel bad about it, because I am so used to doing things on my own.

I am grateful to Mom and Dad… For helping their super independent first born.