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Bought flowers for myself - 'cause I'm awesome.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Sorry no picture, because I did this a while ago.

I'm awesome. Have you told yourself that you are awesome today? Sometimes its hard. Critique seems to be built into our self conscious. But you are. So tell yourself that once in a while.

I was at the supermarket and I really wanted a cookie. But then I spotted the mini-rosebush in the flower section. Seemed like a smarter choice and while my initial impulse was to get both, my conscious brain reasoned that the flowers would last longer than a cookie in terms of enjoyment. Then my selfish brain sulked for 20 minutes when it didnt get its own way.

But by that time, I was out of the store (and danger zone) with my lovely rose.

Which I enjoyed for 3 weeks. And if you work out "Enjoyment time vs Cost" ratio REALLY a bargain.

Because I am awesome.

And in case you were wondering, I'm not always awesome -- especially when I realized I was diving headfirst into my son's halloween candy - but who wants to read another blog about weakness? I know what I need to do - so do you. And I'm on day 4 of no candy. And yesterday, while my son was at Zumba, I did Wall Squats.

'Cause I'm awesome. You are awesome too; do something awesome for yourself.
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2BDYNAMIC 12/8/2012 12:45PM

    emoticon I agree!! U R Awesome!! .............. and those sound decisions pay off!! Good job friend!! .... Jan

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MAGGIE101857 11/22/2012 7:23AM

    Awesome AND human!!!! Happy Thanksgiving!!

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ROXYZMOM 11/22/2012 7:19AM

    Awesome blog! Good for you!

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BEAUTY_WITHIN 11/22/2012 12:59AM

    Awesome job! I love flowers too! :)

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DOGLADY13 11/21/2012 8:07PM

    Of course you are awesome.



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JAC_HAMIL 11/21/2012 6:37PM

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'Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.' -- Winston Churchill

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JPONCIN 11/21/2012 6:25PM

    Thanks so much for posting this, because I really needed to read it today. :)

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NILLAPEPSI 11/21/2012 3:11PM

    emoticon it! What an excellent idea. Yes, you are awesome & worth it! emoticon

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ADAGIO_CON_BRIO 11/21/2012 2:16PM

    That's fantastic! I'm happy for you. Now I need to reconsider the belief that I am the opposite of awesome. I'd be on fire if I thought I were merely acceptable.

You are an inspiration!

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IRONBLOSSOM 11/21/2012 1:58PM

    Great blog! We all need to remember that sometimes and I LOVE that you did wall squats while your son was exercising. You could have just sat there and read a book or played on your phone but instead you did something to get you to your goals!!

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GINGERHAWK 11/21/2012 1:34PM

    You ARE awesome and heck, so am I. Love the idea of the pretty substitute for the sweet. Also, great job on the 4-day no candy streak!

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LESLIELENORE 11/21/2012 1:32PM

    emoticon emoticon You ARE awesome!

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MARTY728 11/21/2012 12:56PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GRACEFULJOURNEY 11/21/2012 12:49PM

    We are all awesome!
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JJAQUES41 11/21/2012 12:40PM

    I love that you rewarded yourself for being awesome! Flowers were an excellent choice! Other awesome rewards suggestions: new book, app, pedicure, manicure, cooking gadget, 20 minute power nap.

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BIGPAWSUP 11/21/2012 12:37PM

    Woo Hoo! You are AWESOME. That was a great reward for yourself and yes you do deserve it.

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