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Because I can

Sunday, May 26, 2013

If you don't mind this is a repost of a message I typed in another room almost five years ago.....Sometimes i get lazy, sometimes I need the extra motivation. You folks keep me honest and posting on this site keeps me going.....It's sometimes a wonderful thing when people you never met before can influence your life.

It never hurts to remember where you came from whether it's in life or losing weight. I have a t-shirt that I keep and wear on occasion to remind me of where I was. I like to put it on when my motivation is a little low. I'm hoping to be down a couple more pounds on Monday morning, if so then I'm going to try that suit on that I haven't been able to wear for many years. I know I'll do it because i have the desire to get there. I have good days and bad but I keep going. What choice do I have? I can quit and return to the old me but that's not a real option....I didn't like the old me or the way i looked. You have to be able to love yourself. My health is better, I sleep better and I enjoy the way I look.

Everyone please enjoy your holiday weekend but don't forget the true meaning of why we celebrate this Memorial Day. My neighbor saw me hanging out my flag and asked me why I was hanging it. I had to think for a moment and then I simply stated because it's Saturday and it seemed like the right thing to do. My wife and i will probably have some friends over to the house and we'll grill some steaks, hamburgers or hotdogs. We'll talk about politics and probably agree to disagree....I don't always agree with my friends, but we have that right in this country. Someone won't come in and take you away in the middle of the night for disagreeing. I hang my flag because my neighbor has a son who is in the military and I want them to know that I'm proud of what he does. Maybe Sunday we'll go to church and pray to to the lord....We have freedom of religion in this country. I hang my flag because, "I Can". Please honor those who gave their lives to protect this country and gave us the right to sit here at home and do what we do each day. I'm thankful to all those that serve or served like myself. Those that gave their time and interrupted their lives to protect me. Have a great holiday weekend.
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    Right on! Whether American or Canadian, we are so fortunate to live in a democratic country with rights and freedoms. Great blog! emoticon
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    Thanks for taking the time to read....have a great Memorial Day weekend.
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