Rumer Willis says she's been dealing with a painful illness for weeks.

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The 31-year-old actress shared her experience in a candid Instagram post Thursday after struggling with a stomach problem and other issues for nearly a month.

Willis, the eldest daughter of actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, shared a photo of herself in bed while feeling "exhausted, overwhelmed and broken down."

She said she's been leaning on her sisters, Scout and Tallulah Willis, for support.

"I have been sick almost the entire month of August that started with food poisoning to then an unknown stomach problem where I haven't been able to eat because when I do it feels like my stomach is on fire to the flu that turned into a sinus infection," the star wrote.

"I felt helpless and scared and so utterly overwhelmed."

Willis said she's learning to "let go" and allow her body to heal on its own time.

"I have been in so much pain and kept trying to fight it and be angry and sad, but what I realized was that I was trying to control it," she said.

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"I did some compassionate self forgiveness for any judgements I was holding against myself or my body for not behaving the was I wanted it to and really just allowed myself to be exactly where I was at and let go."

Willis said she's "feeling a little better" and "much more integrated" in herself since changing her outlook and managing her expectations.

"I am by no means 100% yet but getting there," the star wrote.

"I wanted to share this because I think it's important for me to share not just the fun great parts of my life but also the tough ones too because we are all just doing the best we can with the tools we have."

"It's my birthday tomorrow and i wanted to start my new year letting go of mindsets, beliefs and old stories that no longer serve me," she added.

Model Tess Holliday, fitness trainer Ashley Borden and actress Amanda Brugel were among those to express support in the comments.

"This is why I love you," Borden wrote. "I'm glad your on the mend. Miss you momma!"

"Much love baby girl. This was brave," Brugel added.

Willis played Gia Mannetti on "90210" and Tory Ash on "Empire."

She also won Season 20 of "Dancing with the Stars" and competed in Season 1 of "The Masked Singer."

How do we Let Go? This was me yesterday. Exhausted, Overwhelmed and Broken Down. I had just gotten off the phone with my sister after having a full little kid meltdown. Sobbing about how I was so tired and feeling helpless. I have been sick almost the entire month of August that started with food poisoning to then an unknown stomach problem where I haven't been able to eat because when I do it feels like my stomach is on fire to the flu that turned into a sinus infection. I felt helpless and scared and so utterly overwhelmed. I felt like time was just drifting by and I was trapped in a body that didn't want to work with me. I have been in so much pain and kept trying to fight it and be angry and sad, but what I realized was that I was trying to control it. I was listening to my body or what it needed and was just trying to control how I felt and when I felt it. I did some compassionate self forgiveness for any judgements I was holding against myself or my body for not behaving the was I wanted it to and really just allowed myself to be exactly where I was at and let go. And I woke up this morning feeling a little better and feeling much more integrated in myself because I was no longer at war within. I am by no means 100% yet but getting there. I wanted to share this because I think it's important for me to share not just the fun great parts of my life but also the tough ones too because we are all just doing the best we can with the tools we have. It's my birthday tomorrow and i wanted to start my new year letting go of mindsets, beliefs and old stories that no longer serve me. So I encourage you as you move forward with you day, week or even month allow yourself to let go of the control of the outcome, control of the expectations of how it should go or look, and let go of whatever story you are making up about yourself if it doesn't turn out the way you planned. It's all happening for you not to you.... Anyway for any that this resonates I hope it helped and if it's not for you love to you anyway. Thank you for allowing me to share myself Love Rue

A post shared by Rumer Willis (@rumerwillis) on Aug 15, 2019 at 9:31am PDT

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