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Are you training to win or just showing up?

Thursday, March 21, 2013

I arranged with the manager at my firm to get one on one career coaching as my new business hasn't taken off the way I need or want it too. I have been feeling very down about myself and eating like it is a full time job. The manager offered to coach me and I have reached a point of desperation so I readily agreed. My AHA moment today was when she said "am I training to win or am I just showing up?". I have been just showing up and assuming results would follow. I wasn't consistently working towards my lofty goals. I would work hard one day then just a few hours the next etc. When I lost all that weight on SP I was training and singularly focused on my goal of living a healthy life and losing fat. There was no inconsistency. There was no maybe I won't give it my all today.

So I say to you. You don't have to respond but just think about it. Be honest with yourself. Are you training to win or just showing up?

I have been just showing up in a lot of places in my life. Work, my health, my relationship. Going through the motions and waiting for my reward. The rewards come with consistency. It is ok to fail. Failure is how we succeed. NOBODY wins all the time. If they say they do they are lying. What is not acceptable is to give up. To just dial it in.

We sat down and made an action plan for all aspects of my life and I feel excited. Energized. If you are interested how we did it message me. I am happy to share the info. You can do it because I sure as heck am going to be training from this point on.

  
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PELESJEWEL 5/10/2013 4:34AM

    I can confidently answer: I'm in it to win it. I don't just show up. I'm not training. It's show time! I started my new job in January and in 3 mos. I made the leader board #1, #2, #3 in the 3 measured sales categories, and last month in April I was #1 overall. I wake up everyday BELIEVING. Now that the hubby & fur babies are officially relocated to Hawaii, it is time for me to SPARK it up again. I have decided to join 24-hr fitness gym and focus on getting fit and strong to fuel my quest to live well.

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 4/1/2013 12:38PM

    Lately, I've just been showing up... I've wondered where my determination and drive has gone.

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-AIMIE- 3/30/2013 2:29PM

    I haven't even been showing up until the last couple of weeks. Today was my first day back in a gym since before Christmas. I actually am considering signing up with a trainer at the gym because I need some extra motivation. I figure the only way to get different results is to change what you are doing. I have a hard time committing to the healthy lifestyle so I waiver back and forth, one week being disciplined, the next week a free for all. That has led me to nothing but gaining and losing the same 25 pounds 3 or 4 times now. So yes, share your wisdom with me please! I need to train to win!

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KTTAYLOR21 3/26/2013 2:10PM

    I have been just showing up. Doing just enough to say "Hey, I'm doing it"... yeah right!!! Thanks for this post. You have been MIA for almost a year. You have definitely been in my thoughts!!

LETS BECOME WINNERS!!!

Kim

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SEESTARS 3/26/2013 9:07AM

    So pyched to see you come back with a blog. You are sooooo not alone in this. I spent the last year not even thinking of showing up to almost any part of my life. And I am also going through some changes starting this month. I kno wyou can do it. i've seen you do amazing things beofre and spread your enery to others. Keep setting goals and working toward them at a pace that makes sense for you. So glad that your manager is supportive and investing time in coaching you.

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MIZCATHI 3/25/2013 9:50AM

    Change is difficult. Starting a new career is a huge commitment that most people don't anticipate before they actually start executing change. It's sometimes hard just to show up and the ahha moment is necessary, I suspect, for most people. Great job in letting yourself ask for help, and then taking it. Hugs.

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OJIBWEEQUAY 3/23/2013 1:08PM

    I am training to win! But in that process I do sometimes just "show up"! I ran a marathon and still felt like I didn't "win". But that's my own lack of confidence! I need to win everyday with my eating...that's my BIGGEST obstacle! You can do it!!! emoticon

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NEWSGIRL2177 3/22/2013 12:07PM

    Excellent point. I know that if I'm honest about it, I'm just showing up. Sometimes not even that. I miss the fire in my belly that I had a year ago. Getting it back or starting a new fire is a big challenge.

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LITTLEONEJLC 3/22/2013 9:53AM

    Mmm. I need to display that right by my other favorite motivational saying. Thanks Ashley!

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DB1167 3/22/2013 9:47AM

    I want to say I am training to win this, but somedays its feels like I just am showing up. Although lately I am winning. Great blog! Makes me think about my long term goals!! emoticon

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ROCKMAN6797 3/22/2013 8:52AM

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MESEATURTLE 3/22/2013 12:26AM

    u have sure got me thinking.........!!!

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MAMADWARF 3/21/2013 11:07PM

    I have been barely showing up since christmas. This week began my recommitment. I am in it to win it!

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ADVENTURESEEKER 3/21/2013 10:58PM

    I am training to win. Great post!

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COOKWITHME65 3/21/2013 10:56PM

    Awesome blog Ashley! I confess I am just showing up most days for everything. You hit the nail on the head! Kudos for you for taking action and for offerring guidance on your action plan. I will take any help you can offer.

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MADEMCHE 3/21/2013 10:07PM

    I love your energy! Super proud of you for realizing where you were at and making changes for the better! Love and hugs!

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BEATLETOT 3/21/2013 9:11PM

    Good to see a blog from you...you can do it!!! I'm phoning in some aspects of my life...well, ALL, I think, too. I have some thinking to do, too...

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TLG71567 3/21/2013 8:53PM

    Great post! It's really a lot to think about.

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Sometimes the universe gives you a sign

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

I have been doing a lot of baking. All kinds of baking. Grew my own sourdough starter and baked my first loaves of bread last night. Started working on my brownie recipe for my business I dream of opening. Well to avoid eating all of said brownies I have been giving them away to a friend who took them to work. The first was a chocolate brownie with toasted hazelnuts. Yes, it was as good as it sounds. One of his employees tried to steal it they said it was so good. He told me he had to defend it because people went so crazy for it. Then I made a chocolate brownie and put pockets of all natural peanut butter in the middle. They were quite heavy and let me tell you. Even better than the hazelnut version. Once I went to natural peanut butter I never went back and there was something about the sweetness of the brownie that played off the earthiness of the unsweetened peanut butter that just really worked. I have also been experimenting with cooking with raw cane sugar to make it less horrible for you, if that is possible emoticon. It made the brownies have this dense chewiness that I really like.
I was doing all of this for fun figuring I would blog about it but then he called me today and told me that again he had to defend his brownie, which was enormous, and that one of his coworkers asked if he could place an order!!!! You do not get more of a sign from the cosmos than that. ASHLEY SELL YOUR FLIPPIN BROWNIES. No more self sabotage and fear of failure. One thing I have learned being unemployed is that I want to be self employed. I hate being a 9-5 person. This can work. People with much less talent and knowledge make it work. I can't let fear stop me. I moved to Boston alone to start a new life and I didn't let fear stop me. I can make a dessert company work!

  
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ALIDOSHA 10/30/2012 7:55PM

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IFEOMA4 10/12/2012 1:43AM

  Sell them emoticon

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NASFKAB 6/17/2012 6:27AM

  Sell your brownies wish was in US so could get some!!!!

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CLEO27 6/3/2012 10:15AM

  That's awesome. I love to bake too and me and my son are too big for our britches, if you know what I mean. So when I do bake I have a few pieces, he does too and then I bring the rest to work and share.

It's great cause I get to try new cookies and treats but don't gain a pile of weight because of it.

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FLFITBEE 5/21/2012 11:22AM

    Ashley's Flippin' Brownies sound awesome! You are talented!

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MISTEMAE 5/8/2012 9:13PM

    lol. Ashley, sell your flippin brownies!

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1STICKBLUES 5/2/2012 10:32AM

    You can do it! My mother is in her late fifties and just opened her second business . . . which is nothing like the first one! I love that women like you and my mother continue to inspire me! Thanks for your bravery!

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LUVTOBOWL 4/30/2012 7:52PM

    Go for it Ashley! I hope all goes well for you - follow your dreams. emoticon

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IMIN2GENES 4/30/2012 8:36AM

    I'd say you definitely got a sign from the universe. This is so awesome Ashley! Go for it!! You can do it, I know you can. Not only do you seem to truly love doing it, it sounds like you make a mean brownie! When can I place my order?
Chris


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DEEJON123 4/29/2012 10:06PM

    WOW, good for you, do you ship to Canada where I am !! ??

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LIVINHEALTHY9 4/29/2012 8:13PM

    That sounds so exciting and fun. I have thought about doing something like this myself but haven't.
I guess I can live vicariously through you.
Those brownies sound amazing.
I say go for it!

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WILDFLOWERMA 4/29/2012 1:56PM

    Awesome...you can do it!!!

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MILLIE5522 4/29/2012 11:24AM

    Go for it! emoticon

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SIMPLEGURL 4/29/2012 8:45AM

    Go for it!!! Being out of college, being unemployed, going through interviews, I'm coming around to not wanting to work for anyone as well.

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SKAHONEY4U 4/28/2012 11:04PM

    Go for it! I'm considering opening an online cupcake business, but I'm too scared of failing! I know how you feel. Just go for it, what's the worst that could happen! emoticon

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GREENSCRAPCAT 4/28/2012 9:44PM

    YES! YOU CAN DO IT! Thanks for sharing!

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MICROGIRLIE 4/28/2012 4:59PM

    How did your sourdough bread turn out? I LOVE making sourdough bread, and my dream is to make money off it some how - sell the bread, give Brenda making lessons, sell my SD starter etc etc. all just dreams though as have no idea how to kick it off.
So go you!

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BOSTONRENT2007 4/28/2012 2:55PM

  Ben and Jerry's started with a $5 correspondence class in ice cream making. If they can do it, you can too. Besides, do you really want to live with the regret of never trying? emoticon

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CUISINEEXAMINER 4/28/2012 2:42PM

    Ah, good choice. You get to do what you love and get paid for it - and the brownies leave the house so they don't tempt you!

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GIGIDISAPPEARED 4/28/2012 1:52PM

    I'm only going to say 4 little words....

YOU CAN DO IT!!!! emoticon

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JSCHARF 4/28/2012 1:21PM

    What a nice blog! It is nice to hear about someone reaching for their dreams and having those dreams come true. Such a self confidence booster! Good luck.

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  Best of Luck! emoticon

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JPEARL127 4/28/2012 10:29AM

  Bravo!!!! Best of luck with your business venture!

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WILDFLOWERS15 4/28/2012 9:18AM

    GO FOR IT!! Or as Joel Osteen said last week, "stop making excuses and just do it!" You can do it! I know you can. Your brownies sound wonderful. Good luck!
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CRINKLYMONKEY 4/28/2012 8:04AM

    The brownies do sound really good. I am glad I don't have any right now I would probably eat them all. LOL

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CHANGE4THEBEST 4/28/2012 5:18AM

    Hi

GO FOR IT!! and good luck with your venture! Where I work, one of the boss's wife makes the perfect chocolate brownies - we are like bees to the honey pot when he brings them in!

They make our day and I would gladly pay for them! Yours sound delicious and people will pay the asking price emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JANETTEB553 4/28/2012 12:54AM

    Wow good on you.. I am hungry....... :)
Best of luck..... Girls can do anything....


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CHRIS_TEE 4/27/2012 10:48PM

    Good luck. Your brownies sound heavenly.

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ANEWBETHSTL 4/27/2012 10:12PM

    Heck yeah, you can make it work Girl!

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SHEILA-45 4/27/2012 10:05PM

    Take that leap of faith and never look back... you will learn something useful from every experience! Start with a plan and take it from there... emoticon

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BERGIE8771 4/27/2012 9:01PM

    Yeay! I'm glad you have been given a sign. Now the work begins, and it's so nice that it is for you and not someone else.

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CAMAEL100 4/27/2012 5:50PM

    Do it - don't let fear (False Evidence Appearing Real) stand in the way of you going for your dreams. I also dream of working for myself. I will some day! It is the only way to go I think!

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HKARLSSON 4/27/2012 2:38PM

    Speaking as a self-employed person, it's no picnic, but it beats the pants off of working for somebody else! DO IT!!! BAKE THEM BROWNIES, GIRL!

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LLROBINETT 4/27/2012 1:53PM

    You should totally do it. Remember to value yourself, don't underestimate yourself, and price your brownies accordingly. You are worth it!

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CHRISSYMACD66 4/27/2012 12:26PM

    emoticonsometimes you just have to make that leap!

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AZURELITE 4/27/2012 11:33AM

    Sounds like a wonderful way to launch a business!!!
Way to go!!!

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CESPRINGALL 4/27/2012 10:19AM

  Way to go! Don't under price yourself. You and your brownies are worth their weight in gold.

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PRINCESSAA12 4/27/2012 9:41AM

    Of course you can. And if your brownies are so good, you should sell them! You already have a customer waiting.

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SLFRISBEY 4/27/2012 9:03AM

    Wow!!! Great News!!!! I can't wait to hear how this takes off, and as soon as you get nation-widedelivery (because you made my mouth water talking baout those brownies, and I think I need them!!!), I am soooo on board emoticon

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FRENCHYSONFIRE 4/27/2012 8:30AM

    You can TOTALLY DO THIS!! If you don't you will always have that voice in your head that's painfully crying out for you to start. I'm certain that all it took for the Georgetown Cupcake girls is just one delicious cupcake when they first began and look at how that idea manifested into something so great! Please go for it, no more doubt honey. Go! Today! I'm not too far from Boston and I would definitely stop in for one of your brownies! emoticon emoticon

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KNEWMETODAY 4/27/2012 7:51AM

    I've always loved to bake. Even though I can't eat the high-calorie desserts I love to make, somehow it's soothing to do it and give it away. They love to see me coming!!

Good luck and best wishes.

Kathy emoticon

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KATHLOW 4/27/2012 6:05AM

    yay! This is such grat news! I'm ogling plane tickets right now, to try some of that first brownie :-)

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ILAURIA 4/27/2012 5:06AM

    emoticon emoticon Yummy!!

It's the best to find a job you truly love emoticon

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DARKLADY25 4/27/2012 3:36AM

    Good luck! I think it's great to see your dream come true. All you have to do is continue working on it.

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What is Your Victim Story?

Monday, April 16, 2012

I was watching a show the other night about a young man who lost 320 with lapband surgery. He was sure when he lost the weight he would be happy, but he wasn't. Then it was the huge amount of saggy skin. He made excuse after excuse to not have the surgery but was convinced when he did that would make him happy. It didn't. Now he was heavily scarred and still felt like "a freak". So there he was 3 years later still as miserable as when he started and still turning to food for comfort but scared to death to regain the weight. That is when he met with a life coach. She asked him why he was overweight and he blamed society, the media, mean people, his family, everyone but himself. When he was done she told him it was all crap and he had his victim story down but when was he going to acknowledge he chose to be miserable. The look on his face was utter and complete shock. Now you can't tell me you haven't felt that way when someone in your life has been saying something similar. He got angry but then he realized, she was right.
We all write our victim story and it is what keeps us miserable. This doesn't just apply to weight. It applies to unhappy relationships, jobs, life in general. We create our lives and it is our responsibility alone. Nobody else can make us happy. It is a choice. This is what I have been trying to articulate in my own life for so long. Give up my victim story and start making changes to make the life I want. The best quote was "You are the author of your life". How awesome is that? How true is that? So it might be hard but what is your victim story that allows you to stay comfortable but unhappy? You don't have to tell me but maybe just write it down. Be honest, be brutal. It might hurt but it IS SO FREEING.
The young man stopped making excuses to be unhappy. It wasn't easy for him either. He was afraid of people so he told himself they hated him anyway. It wasn't true, it was his victim story. He also moved out of his controlling and traditional parents home and for the first time in his life felt freedom. He learned to live and author his own life. I cried through so much of the show. We can too. We are only victims if we allow ourselves to be. So as the life coach said.

BE THE AUTHOR OF YOUR OWN LIFE

  
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PATTILYNN224 3/21/2013 11:04AM

    I just re-read this today and am presently going to write my victim story. I just wanted to say...

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EMILYDOODLE 6/20/2012 3:50PM

  great blog!

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EATVEGAN 6/10/2012 6:02PM

    This is so interesting. I can admit that where I am is a result of what I have chosen to do. But I will be watching for this Victim Mentality as I go along. Thanks for the heads up. emoticon
Janet

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ON2VICTORY 5/25/2012 8:21AM

    Excellent blog. Even after the weight loss, accomplishments, etc.... i still sometimes see the victim spectre lingering... excellence is a daily choice. It doesnt just happen.

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BACKTOME10 5/23/2012 7:43AM

    So true! Very well said!!! And I have just recently went through a 5 year battle with this myself....finally told myself "It's time for me to make ME happy!" FANTASTIC blog... well deserving of a Popular Blog award!!!

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COMMUNITY10 5/23/2012 7:19AM

    Amazing blog and wonderful message behind it!

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BIGBROTHER323 4/24/2012 3:05PM

    Well Said!

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DEBBIE19580 4/23/2012 1:38PM

    great blog ashley, really makes ya think. thank you.
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TERRYT55 4/18/2012 1:34PM

    Terrific blog! So very true. I think not making excuses or blaming others has been the secret to keeping my weight (mostly) under control.

I'd enjoy seeing this show. Do you remember the title?

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WORKINGSTIFF 4/18/2012 8:55AM

    Great blog.

We are indeed the authors of our own story. I think what stops most people from taking responsibility for their own lives is that it is very hard. You have to be willing to follow your own path and own beliefs and that can run counter to what the people around you believe or how they live.

Again-great blog.

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COOKWITHME65 4/17/2012 8:19PM

    Your are so right Ashley. Thanks for reminding us.

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IMIN2GENES 4/17/2012 3:30PM

    Excellent points! Thanks for sharing this.
Chris

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SPOOKYTHECAT 4/17/2012 3:27PM

    I read once that there were two roles in your own life, you can show up as the hero, or be the victim.

Hero is way better.

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SHAKINGTHETREE 4/17/2012 2:47PM

    Spot on!!!

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THE_NEW_MELISSA 4/17/2012 2:19PM

    Love love love this blog! Could not agree more! Thank you for writing this!

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ALOFA0509 4/17/2012 1:57PM

   
Awsum blog sista!! I was watching Tony Robbins show last "Tony Robbinson breakthrough"-- he was talking abt the same thing!! Powerful message sista. Hugs

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LISAW/3 4/17/2012 1:09PM

    What a great story with an excellent point!
Thanks for sharing!

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ROCKMAN6797 4/17/2012 12:59PM

    Excellent point, we control our life!

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PGNBRI 4/17/2012 11:49AM

    Love this! So very true!

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LDRICHEL 4/17/2012 10:05AM

    Great points. Thank you!

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SLFRISBEY 4/17/2012 10:01AM

    I read this on Twitter last night: "You are not a victim. You co-create your life with the Universe. Take responsibility and you are closer to freedom" It hit me like a ton of bricks :) Time to make my life MY LIFE!

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    emoticonblog.... thanks for sharing emoticon

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DSJB9999 4/17/2012 2:15AM

    emoticon for sharing this.

I plan to be a better author! Accountability is also about ownership! I know I am in control of my body. Just wish I hadn't decided to eat so much chocolate this weekend.
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MELLYBEANS0919 4/16/2012 11:32PM

    What a lot to take in. Thank you.


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FINALLYBEINGME 4/16/2012 10:18PM

    I think it's easier to stick to the victim story when we're not sure how to change/or things seem beyond our own control..plus then we don't have to point the finger at ourselves. Taking accountability is such a huge part of this process. Thanks for pointing that out and for the reminder! emoticon

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FLY0NTHEWAL1 4/16/2012 10:05PM

    You are so right, Ashley. I think the reason I yo-yo with my weight is because I am afraid of the person I could be if I maintained that confidence. Like, what happens if I am not successful when I'm slim? Being over-weight allows me to sit on the sidelines watching other people achieve their goals while telling myself I've got to lose this weight before attempting to do more with myself.

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HEALTHYASHLEY 4/16/2012 9:40PM

    It was on MTV "True life I am getting a second chance."

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SKYEPHOENIX 4/16/2012 9:26PM

    What show did you watch, Ashley? Sounds intriguing..

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MOXIE-IN-MOTION 4/16/2012 9:20PM

    This is just great stuff. Gives me A LOT to think about. Thank you.

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ECONLADY 4/16/2012 8:59PM

    Great blog! If with the awareness it is hard to let go of being a victim. I seem to let go in chunks, but it is taking years for all the pieces to be released. Thanks for making me think.

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Inspirational words

Sunday, January 01, 2012

My mother gave me this card for my birthday and it brought tears to my eyes because it was so poignant. I wanted to share it with all of you.
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Daughter
If I were your age again, I'd spend a lot less time examining what's wrong about me, and a lot more time enjoying what's right about me.

Because, you know what? You're already perfect enough.

So, live life on your own terms. Be who you are and love what you love. Reserve the right to be wrong.


If things take an occasional turn you hadn't planned on, don't be tempted to call it a mistake. Just call it life, and tuck the experience in your back pocket for safe-keeping.

Pretty soon you can take it out, share it with someone else, and call it wisdom. I'm not kidding. That's how it works.

So, hey- enjoy the life you're in. Be as happy as you can and feel how deeply and completely you are loved. Always loved.
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It doesn't get more simple than this. It is time to live my life on my terms and be happy now.

  
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COOKWITHME65 1/27/2013 9:42AM

    Thank you for sharing this card Ashley! It is perfect.

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DIVADOLL73 1/5/2012 10:01AM

    VERY WELL SAID! Oh so true live your life because life is about mistakes & learning. Thank you for sharing this with your SP friends it truly blessed me today! emoticon emoticon

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JENN26POINT2 1/4/2012 3:26PM

    Nice card! So sweet yet so truthful! Thank you for sharing it.

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DUSTYGIRL25 1/4/2012 1:20AM

    Very Nice! Those are wonderful words to live by. Your Mom is a smart woman.
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BADASSBLONDIE 1/3/2012 12:54PM

    This is exactly what I needed to read today. Thank you!

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JOANLR 1/2/2012 2:49PM

    Loved this!!

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MAMADWARF 1/2/2012 11:28AM

    Exactly!

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JACQUELINEJO 1/2/2012 7:51AM

    Thank you for sharing this. She's so right.

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FLACA_CHIQUITA 1/1/2012 11:30PM

    love this!

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WORTHEYMOM 1/1/2012 11:19PM

    Wonderful words!

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ADVENTURESEEKER 1/1/2012 11:00PM

    Awww, how lovely! Thanks for sharing.

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MELLYBEANS0919 1/1/2012 10:25PM

    How beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Wise mama you have.

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ECONLADY 1/1/2012 8:36PM

    Wow! Thanks for sharing!

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CRESHA20 1/1/2012 8:10PM

    This is pretty nice.

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Sometimes we need a slap in the face

Thursday, November 03, 2011

At least I do now and again. A woman in my office is having a health scare with a lump in her breast and it has thrown me for a loop. I truly believe in my heart we are what we eat and let me tell you as of late I am a pile of white flour and white sugar. I know that is why I collect weight around my middle. I know that is why I am exhausted and irritable. I know if I keep eating this way I could end up with my own health problems. Food is fuel. Would I pour whatever chemical I felt like it in my car and expect it to run?? Why do I do that to my body? The only body I get and I determine its future??? Addiction is scary but it is an excuse. I beat sugar once. I can do it again. Enough is enough.

  
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COOKWITHME65 11/4/2011 12:19PM

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MADEMCHE 11/3/2011 8:40PM

    You can do it!

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BELLALUCIA 11/3/2011 7:30PM

    Keep working hard, dear, we are here always!

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BTRTHANEVA 11/3/2011 6:25PM

    Talk about taking a bad situation and finding the silver lining. Good luck to the BOTH of you!

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KKINNEA 11/3/2011 5:03PM

    I always think the white staples are the hardest to beat. We can do it!

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FINALLYBEINGME 11/3/2011 4:33PM

    So true..I really want to look like celery :).. emoticon

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JOSIEISHEALTHY 11/3/2011 12:50PM

    I'm sorry about your co worker :( I hope it's nothing serious. As far as you giving up sweets, that a toughy but I know you can do it. :)

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PGNBRI 11/3/2011 12:37PM

    I guess lately I'm mostly chocolate then! (damn hormones)
I think I really need to find a way to detox from sugar. Its become more and more of a problem lately.
You can do it!

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JENN26POINT2 11/3/2011 12:34PM

    Sugar is an addiction I need to kick too. I know you can do it!!

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ERINBEAR1876 11/3/2011 12:14PM

    *hugs*

It sure uts things in perspective. I have faith in you that YOU CAN DO THIS!

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BNSUHAS 11/3/2011 12:11PM

    Ah, man.. thats scary. :( On a separate note.. if we are what we eat then after last night I'm a coconut M&M and I'm pretty sure I'm shaped like one.

I agree: food is fuel. You will do it again! Best of luck :)

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JTAMSYN 11/3/2011 12:09PM

    Health scares are definitely a wake-up call. I had a breast cancer scare last year and I don't wish that on anyone. Treating our bodies well can definitely help cut down on those scares! Glad to hear that sugar addiction will no longer be an excuse for you!

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MINENA1 11/3/2011 12:04PM

    YOU CAN DO IT!!!!!!!!! Rooting for you! emoticon

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