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  • It would be impossible for every aspect of my life to be in my own hands (I could start listing things that are out of my control, but then I'd never stop writing). But I am still in charge of and responsible for the life I lead, and at the end of the day, I am still accountable to me.

    And I'm reassessing the way I've owned my life, my being, myself. For too long, I've left it to others - because I loved them, because I was related to them, because I felt I had to prove something to them - to decide what I say, how I act, and why I do the things that I do. Not any longer.

    Emotionally and mentally, 2012 is going to be a journey. But there is a physical path I'm treading as well. For too long, I've told myself, "I can't do this", "I can't do that." Well, to hell with that attitude. I've always thought I couldn't be a runner; now, I've stopped nay saying and I've started DOING.

    I do have something to prove. I have to prove to myself that I am capable of doing anything. (Within reason, of course!)
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