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Moments in time...

Sunday, November 16, 2014

As I sit here pondering the issues of life..I realize that you can get so busy trying to figure life out
that you miss out on living life!

Those are the folks that are so concerned that things be Just Right..or What Will People Think...

I know I for some time refused to walk or run in areas that I thought I might be seen. Now come on am I really that important? If someone saw me would it ruin their day ?? or Mine??
The old excuse of I can't go out and do that because someone might see me is void!
There is not one person I can think of that is so important that being seen working on getting more fit would cause the earth to fall off its axis.

A friend of mine had a health challenge the other day. We still do not know how he will be..he is still in ICU and considered critical. After the shock of that happening to someone some years younger than me. I had to stop and consider his lifestyle and so forth. I then decided that ..it was only my business what I ate and what I did. I can advise or recommend to others but the only responsibility I have is to me.

I like that one...

So I guess what my lil brain was trying to tell me was that this is the only moment I have..

A reality check that has reminded me to live in the moment .

Let's make this next day the best day of our lives!!

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    That's so very wise. Walk wherever you want to and emanate your great energy and that's all most people will notice, anyway.

    People who do judge others reveal so much about themselves as troubled, shallow, etc. I was walking many years ago and I think I weighed 140 or something, much less than I do now, and there was a very old man who muttered "fat cow" while I walked by. Of course, I was devastated and believed him. He might have been crazy or seeing someone else for all I know, or more likely he had some sick idea of what a young woman was supposed to weigh. I feel bad for the girl I was, because it was total BS.
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    Comment edited on: 11/19/2014 12:39:41 AM
    Another great blog! emoticon
    1845 days ago
    Excellent, fabulous, wonderful blog!! I've been telling people for years they are not that important. I had, and yes, had, a friend who worried all the time what someone might say about her wearing, drinking, doing.... I told her I hated to break it to her, but no one really cared what she was doing, wearing, drinking, etc.! she got mad and we are no longer friends. I suppose we never were. I simply don't have time to worry about what other people are putting into their bodies, not doing to move their bodies, or anything else they are doing! It is not my business to judge and I don't have time for it anyhow as I try to make my small daily improvements in my own life! So, I love, love, love this blog! Happy belated birthday by the way! Wanted to wish you a happy one on your day, but my phone and computer were being wonky! I'll give you this song that has spoken to me recently in honor of your birthday and this insightful blog!

    Doesn't seem like I can put a link here, but you can copy and paste it. All we have is this moment! Working on my own blog about this song....
    1846 days ago
    Hope that your friend recovers and also that the reminder that he has given you will move you forward in making each day the best that you can.
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    emoticon What a great breakthrough to be able to let go of what other people think! I identify with not wanting to people to see me exercise, not even my family. Finally, I just bit the bullet and now it's not so bad. If we're going to make this a new life style and not just "a thing we did" this kind of understanding that you are talking about is critical. Great job! Love the "Live Your Life and Forget Your Age" picture!
    1846 days ago
    So true - and why should we miss out on life?!
    It's not worth it to worry about what other people think. Or even what we think!!
    I'm sorry about your friend - sure hope he is able to pull through.
    love your blog, as always!
    1846 days ago
  • 68ANNE
    I am still so very self conscious when working out in front of others. Working on it though
    1846 days ago
    Love it Katie, I love to dance so hopefully I will forever remain young at heart lol! My 2 strokes put the fear into me, I just do what is necessary to get me on the right path to better health, and hope those I care for follow my lead!

    Hugs Elaine emoticon
    1846 days ago
    Great advice and sorry about your friend
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    Terrific, Katie!
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