“C” is for Can

In a past season I wrote a handful of these ABC entries and I moved them over to My Whirlwind Life. So if the story itself seems dated in some way… that’s because I wrote it a few years ago.


Verb1. to be able to; 2. have the ability, power, or skill to

It may not seem like it on the outside, but on the inside I too often tell myself “I Can’t” – usually in areas where it involves my inner glutinous overweight sinful lazy self not wanting to do the things my head knows I should do… I tell myself I can’t loose all the weight, I can’t eat strictly paleo, I can’t exercise now, I can’t go for a walk it’s too cold/hot, I can’t stop watching this show mid season, I can’t read my bible right now, I can’t, I can’t, I can’t.

If I made a real – honest with myself – list it would be embarrassing how often I make excuses and say I can’t do something. Or the opposite like saying “this can’t be that bad” like one trip to sidecar can’t make that negative of an impact or buying just this one thing can’t mess up my budget that bad. Continue reading ““C” is for Can”