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WARNING: long post about personal responsibility.About a month ago a number of seemingly disconnected things in my life came together. It’s almost like I could hear them, the way metal clicks when mechanisms are locking into place.There were 3 major shifts in my life. I don’t feel like talking about them with great specificity here or anywhere for that matter and I may never. Because, though they were the catalysts, they were not ultimately responsible for the change. I was. One of the aforementioned things was/is pretty minor. Or so I thought. But I started doing it, every day, and it laid the groundwork for the other things. One of the things was major. It required a different mindset, being vigilant. Paying attention to my body. To my environment. It required that I make plans and anticipate situations. It also required me to be more in tune to my body, to how I was feeling and what I wanted to do about that. The last one involved a deep and fundamental shift in how I view the world. The one theme here through the 3 catalysts was me. Each of these pieces required action. Not REACTION; action, in that I had to initiate.I was responsible. I AM responsible. The change in me this last month is because of me. It's not because I wanted to fit in a pair of pants, or for a job or because I'm supposed to. It is because I and I alone am responsible for my life. While I cannot control some parts of it, I sure as shit can control my reaction to it. I am a work in progress, as we all are. And while I am happy with the choices I am making, I know I may have to change as I continue through this journey of mindful action. I am in charge of me. And I know exactly what I have to do. #blackfitness #ebonyfitness #ladimaxlifestyle #aging #chickswholift #womensfitness #goodenoughmother

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