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Dude, You’re Crazy…

On the same night that the boys had their tub shenanigans (refer to Monday’s email), they were playing with sticks up in the street.

 

Emma was napping in my arms and the dogs were roaming around as well.

 

The sticks the boys had were a couple of feet long and as boys will be boys, they start sword fighting with the sticks.

 

Well, my natural reaction was to tell them to put their bike helmets and safety goggles on so they protected their head and eyes.

 

Somehow this came up the next morning at the gym and the Outlaw, long time friend and member, says, ‘I love it how nonchalantly you tell them to gear up for the fight while most people would have said NO stick fighting.’

 

And to be honest, that thought didn’t even cross my mind.

 

We all have our own style of how we show up in life and it’s all good.

 

Be YOU, even when it’s a little different.

 

Think differently – Kyle Newell

 

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Discover What Relaxation Can Do For You

Two Thursdays ago, Coach Mike got me a gift, the gift of a float session and Devon made me go, no ifs, ands or buts.

 

I had been fighting this damn virus for quite some time and it was just a signal that my buddy was a bit rundown.

 

So, I went floating and amazingly, later that night, I could feel the sickness finally leaving my body?

 

Was that a coincidence? Ha! Hardly!

 

Relaxing is one of the greatest things you can do for your immune system.  And floating, in my humble but accurate opinion, is one of the most relaxing things one can do.

 

The lesson to take from this is that you can’t always have the pedal to the metal.  Your fitness must be balanced between recovery and stress.

 

Think about that for a moment – Kyle

 

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Another Vicious Dog Attack, This Time on Munchie

Yes, there are two lessons here.

 

The first: there is a lesson to be learned in every single event you experience each and every day.

 

The second we will get to.

 

Last Saturday, we went over to see how our new tenants were doing.  I had to check on the cold water valve, which took a bit longer than expected, so Devon and Munchie were upstairs shooting the breeze with the girls.

 

The one girl had her two chihuahua’s away in a bedroom.  Well, about 40 minutes into our visit (way too long!), she let them out.

 

She was worried that the one brown haired dog was too nasty to be near Braxton, so she held him the entire rest of the time.

 

Well, just before leaving, we all went down to the basement so I could show them where the one valve was that me and my buddy were fixing.

 

The other chihuahua, a white haired one, was on the floor next to Munchie.

 

I was looking up at the ceiling at the pipe and next thing I know, the dog made a weird noise and Munchie was bleeding from his eye and lip.

 

Apparently he touched the dog from behind and it just snapped (a good thing Mateena wasn’t there or I am sure we would have had a dead chihuahua on our hands).

 

The owner was mortified.

 

Devon and I stayed calm.  Braxton was shook up for sure but a few tears and a Christmas cookie and he was happy.

 

We left shortly after reassuring the owner that it wasn’t her fault.

 

On the way over to Lowe’s, Devon started getting a pit in her stomach like somehow it was her fault.  Which of course, is the motherly thing to think, but it was in no way her fault.

 

She was beating herself up for reacting too slowly.  But here is where the lessons come in.

 

When in a state of stress, we often go into freeze mode, which causes us to not react or to react a bit slower than normal.  Devon was fighting millions of years of physiology, she had not a shot.

 

And from what I have seen and heard in the past with little dogs and little kids, I should have formulated a prediction and told Devon to hold the Munch man.  This would have been a response to my prediction, which goes along with the brain being a pattern recognition machine.

 

There is a HUGE difference between reaction and response.  One his human, the other is animal.

 

Yes, this can apply to any area of your life.  All I am asking you to do is to think about it and ponder it.

 

Munchie is okay.  His eye wound up swelling pretty bad and he had to go on a round of antibiotics because the bite turned into an infection. But it and that’s a big BUTT, it could have been so much worse.

 

His actual eyeball went unscathed.

 

Beware of the lessons in your life.

 

-Kyle Newell

 

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