Reprise from yesterday’s insight about wisdom and our thoughts…
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Had my first drink at 13 the Summer of 1972.
Somewhere around 18 i went full-time.
At 41, on my third “no, this time i mean it” attempt, i stopped.
Impossible is nothing…
There was no middle ground for me. Every day or not at all. i quit on New Year’s Eve (not New Years Day), the biggest drinking day in the world.
Prior, i promised myself i’d stop if my wife got pregnant. Did well for a little while, but failed.
Made another promise, “When the baby is born.”
Did well for even longer (about 6 months) than the first failure, but failed again.
Then, as our Son was almost 1.5 years old, i decided Dec 30 would be my last drinking day.
That was 2001.
Failure paves the way for success if you want it bad enough.
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