Hi people, bear with me for a minute I know where I want to go with this.It's just a question of how to get there..Everyone of us whether young or old, pre-dianosed, newbe or dealing with diabetes all your life..If you are serious about the quiality of your life and living to a ripe old age. There will come a time when you need to make some changes. It could be losing weight,change of diet, getting off meds or just learning something new.
For most of us that means setting some goals..Just let me underline that all a goal is, is something to aim for.. and if you come up short it's not the end of the world..If your goal was to lose 10lbs and you lost 5lbs you are ahead of the game..win win situation.
Sometimes we fall short by setting the goal to low. We take the easy way out or we just sell ourselves short..How many times have we said " I know I should but I can't do that" People I am here to tell you there is Nothing you cant do. The onlly limits we have are the one's we choose to place on ourselves.
And now we come to the point of all this. I would like to share the best piece of advice I was ever given, it changed my life for the better and could change yours too if you take it to heart.
But now I have to tell you about my friend kenny..I met kenny 30 years ago.I had just moved to a rual area of upstate N.Y and he was my down the road a piece neighbor. I was 35 yrs old and ken was 30..He was a born and raised red neck country boy. He was also one of the smartest men I have ever met. We ended up good friends and spent a lot of time together..Kenny use to amaze me. Thru the years I found there was NOTHING kenny couldn't do. I don't care what it was from building a house from scratch or setting up a high tech recording studio, playing 5 different musical instruments, the list goes on and on.
Finally one day I had to ask him " kenny how did you ever learn all this stuff" He just laughed and said " stu one day I just decieded to take the word can't out of my vocabulary, I figure if somebody else can do it I can too and once I did that I found there was nothing I couldn't do.
Ken changed my life that day. I took that to heart and found out he was right. Once I lost that word my life changed forever..and failure was never again an option.
Try it!!!!! It really dose work.. We all have an inherent power of greatness in us..Just waiting to be put to good use.Don't ever sell yourself short go for it. Reach for the stars in all your goals in life, lose that word can't and reap the rewards. We are all in this fight with diabetes together..So much is written about diet and meds and exercise.. But not enough on attitude, a little bit of attitude goes along way…Thanks for listening and keep fighting the good fight
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