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Happy start to a new week

Monday, February 11, 2013

I knew today was going to be an extremely busy day. My walking partner today canceled on me, so I was a little sad. So during my off hour I started off going to just walk around by myself and not let it get me down. Well, as I began my walking I was asked if this was my off hour and would I please consider teaching the physical education class. The teacher for that wasn't there (in hospital). The lady that asked me was off but in much better shape than me. I realized the negative part of me was thinking that, I did not belong in a gym teaching kids when I'm not a physically good role model myself. So what came to mind shortly after that thought, but spark people/coach and a very sweet comment from Pixie-licious.

I choose today to be stronger than my own harshness toward myself and taught the class. I rewarded in many ways just by say yes. I got in a much better workout than walking. I even attempt to jogging a bit. I was able to help children learn about basketball and encourage them. I was able to get in a great workout. I silenced the critic that I am against myself and come out smiling.

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NKOUAMI26 2/18/2013 2:40PM

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4EVER21B 2/13/2013 3:42PM

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Love the attitude!!

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SAWYERPATTI 2/12/2013 4:59PM

    We all have challenges and they show us what we're made of.
You are made of GOOD STUFF.
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CINDYW1102 2/12/2013 3:31PM

    So proud of you! Don't ever let negativity stop you from doing anything at all! emoticon

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FUZZIEBEAR3 2/12/2013 10:03AM

    And maybe you taught something in the class, -- that we all have to try, and even if we are not there yet, we improve ourselves as we can. You were a role model by not being perfect, but by being willing, encouraging, and encouraged.

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LIFEISSHORT38 2/12/2013 8:59AM

    Way to go!!! Thanks for sharing the story, it was very uplifting!!!!
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PIXIE-LICIOUS 2/12/2013 7:19AM

    Yes, that is an emoticon non scale victory!
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