Falling in the hole

May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized


I heard this on the radio today

And immediately I thought


That is it

It really describes what it’s been like for me most of my life

In regards to food and weight loss

So I thought I would share it with you!

The DJ said “Share it with whoever you want”

So I am!

This is for anyone who has suffered from an addiction, or bad choices in their life;

1. I walk down the street, There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I am lost…I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. I fall in. It takes forever to find a way out.


2. I walk down the street, There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don’t see it. I fall in again. I can’t believe I am in the same place. But, it isn’t my fault. It still takes a long time to get out.


3. I walk down the street, There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I see it there. I still fall in…it’s a habit. My eyes are open. I know where I am. It is my fault. I get out immediately.


4. I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I walk around it.


5. I walk down another street.

Heard on KLOVE By Portia Nelson


Now let’s walk down another street!!


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dinnerland May 3, 2012 at 5:19 am

Congrats on all of your success– great post! Inspiring….


Eleanor May 3, 2012 at 5:27 am

Yes! Exactly! Thanks for sharing. 🙂
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Kaitlyn May 3, 2012 at 8:21 am

So simple and so true.
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Lori May 3, 2012 at 11:08 am

That reminds me of what I saw on a church sign board last night:
If you’re tired of “all else” failing, quit doing all else. 🙂
Great advice!


Lynne May 3, 2012 at 11:15 am



Kelliann May 3, 2012 at 12:25 pm

I LOVE this!!! Sad it takes us so long to get to that point sometimes!
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Tina May 3, 2012 at 12:36 pm

Great post. I love me some Klove. I want another road.


Amanda May 3, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Love love love this!
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Morgan May 3, 2012 at 1:31 pm

As always you looked right into my soul and spoke to it!!


suzanne May 3, 2012 at 3:12 pm

Love it!
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Carrie May 3, 2012 at 4:53 pm

I’ve heard this before and it is great.

Certainly hits home for me, that’s for sure.
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Jane May 3, 2012 at 6:16 pm

That’s exactly why I don’t buy Nutella anymore! 🙂


Holly from 300 Pounds Down May 3, 2012 at 9:18 pm

hahahaha…this cracked me up!!!


Deanna May 6, 2012 at 2:34 pm

Wow, what a transformation!! You look awesome!!! Congratulations on taking back your life with health and nutrition.
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