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Insanity is....

Thursday, January 31, 2013

doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.

Some people attribute this quote to Einstein. Some to Rita Mae Brown in her book Sudden Death (1983). Doesn't matter who said it, someone did, someone who was not me. It makes perfect sense.

Well then....why am I doing the same thing over and over expecting to have different results? Because I am insane? Some people who know me might say yes that.


I've been doing a ton of thinking about myself and my relationship with food, alcohol and exercise. What I have been doing is NOT working. So why do I keep trying the same thing? Am I in a rut? Am I so wedded to SP that I cannot try something else? Am I so committed to my gym that I can't try other forms of exercise?

Something needs to change.......

No ...wrong....

EVERYTHING needs to change. I have been on SP since 2009....with NO change in my weight except to gain and lose the same ten pounds again and again.

So, I am leaving for a while. Starting tomorrow, Feb 1, 2013. I am going to take the month of February and think, plan and implement something DIFFERENT!

I want to thank everyone who has been supportive and wonderful here and wish everyone the best of luck. Perhaps I will see you in March.....

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  • LIZZIE888
    I read this and thought... AAAAAGH!
    Then thought for a moment... and thought AAAAAGH! again.
    Then thought for longer than a moment...
    ... and realised a few things...
    1. You don't belong to me. You are actually a real person, autonomous and self perpetuating.
    2. If this isn't working for you and you want to take a break, it's ok. I am actually the universe, as previously discussed, and I can give you permission.
    3. You can come back whenever you want. Or you can stay away.
    4. I know where you "live" in cyberspace, so you're not gone from me... and being the universe anyway, it's difficult for you to escape me. Not impossible, difficult.
    5. If you really have gone you won't read this anyway.
    6. I'll miss you, but I'll probably live. Probably.

    So go do what you need to do. Feel no sorrow. See what happens. The universe - the real one - is smiling upon you.
    1874 days ago
    LOL I wrote a blog about that same quote last month!

    I hope you find what you need!

    Sometimes it's nice to have someone to talk to (here at spark) that you don't know in your real life...

    So we are here if you need to chat or get something off your chest

    1874 days ago
    OK. Bye! Have a wonderful February!
    1875 days ago
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