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just sayin’ … there’s only one ME

Wednesday, September 30, 2020



Today will be more RE-painting in the !@#$% hallway. We continue to have paint peeling issues with the !@#$% painter’s tape even though we switched from blue to green. We have watched a kajillion videos, asked even more than that questions … but continue to have !@#$% issues. Yesterday we got some good advice at Home Depot from Lance we will be trying out. Cross your fingers. We want to move on to painting the kitchen for Pete Sake.

David the painter didn’t get to come yesterday to power wash. He was finishing up another client due to … freezing temps. Yep, Fall in the Rockies.

More from Steve #38:

Fat people expect to lose and gain weight forever.
Fit people expect to build the body of their dreams.

Breaking any habit takes 21-30 days of 100% compliance with your diet and fitness programs, and after that it’s simply a matter of guarding the door anytime the old habits come calling.

The first 30 days require discipline and commitment.

Expectations rule the world. Human beings get exactly what they expect.

So, if the universe is happy to fulfill any expectation you have, why not expect the best? Your world-class expectation combined with a solid work ethic will manifest results most people wouldn’t believe were even possible.

Critical Thinking Question: Are your expectations more middle class or world class???

Action Step: Expectations are self-imposed and can be upgraded at any time. Decide today to expect to develop the body of your dreams. Look for pictures in magazines of people with bodies you would like to have and tape them on poster board so you can see them every day. Build this image in your mind and expect it to happen. This will drive you to behave in ways that lead you to your expected result.

My Dad use to say if you have NO expectations … you will never, ever be disappointed. Always seemed so sad to me.

The book … Secret … is all about the law of attraction. I believe there is a lot to it. We bring people and actions into our lives that we seek, that we send out into the world.

Ummm … Steve suggests cutting pictures out of people you want to look like at your ideal weight and inundate your consciousness with these images every day.

NOPE …not gonna do that. I am … ME. There is no one out there that looks, acts or is ME. I don’t want to chase after someone else’s life or body.

Athletes envision themselves winning. Not some other person winning.

I want to envision ME winning.

My expectation of myself has been harsh and most of the time unattainable. So, my current expectations are:

Be kind to ME
Follow the program I have outlined for myself.
Live life to its fullest.
There is more to life than … my weight.
Change my behaviors … which will change my weight … and my life.

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Change your mind … and the rest WILL follow.

Coz … I want to be ME.

**Within this blog is my longwinded thoughts based on my reading and humble understanding of Steve Siebold’s Die Fat or Get Tough and years and years and years of searching for thinness and … self-peace.
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  • MINDFUL-C
    "Be kind to ME
    Follow the program I have outlined for myself.
    Live life to its fullest.
    There is more to life than … my weight.
    Change my behaviors … which will change my weight … and my life."

    YES!!!
    25 days ago
  • WATERMELLEN
    Gosh, I want to be ME too: but I am also thinking that as between the two 80 year olds, this ME would be happier to look more like the lady on the left . . .
    25 days ago
  • SHERYE
    Such an inspirational blog - Thank you for the great blog and pictures emoticon
    25 days ago
  • 2BDYNAMIC
    Another excellent blog, with such great points! emoticon
    26 days ago
  • MEADSBAY
    Excellent blog!
    Live life to the fullest, yes...but keep your goals always in mind.
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    26 days ago
  • ONEKIDSMOM
    I'm with you... don't want to be anybody other than ME. All my "inspiration" photos? Are of ME, at a finish line of some race or another.

    Onward!
    26 days ago
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