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Fit Recovery – The Best Moment Award

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Running To Her Dreams bestowed upon me The Best Moment Award.  This one comes with a simple set of rules but is heavy on the social implications…

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Awarding the people who live in the moment,
the noble who write and capture the best in life,
the bold who reminded us what really mattered –
Savoring the experience of quality time”

The only requirement that I could find (these awards vary) is to post a victory/acceptance speech of some sort (though I’ll nominate a few others later on in the post).  Unfortunately, ex-drunks don’t do victory speeches for we are the lucky lot who understand that ultimately, victory is only achieved when one is fertilizing grass – on the wrong side…  It can seem sad, if you choose to look at it like that – after all, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to say “I’ve made it”?  Well, yes and no, but I don’t think I’m going to get into the philosophical meanderings today…  I’m on vacation and I’m going to be busy having a whole entire day of best moments in about fifteen minutes starting with a bike ride, then the entire day on the lake and then a nice dinner out and an evening of cards.

I will, however, pen a quick acceptance speech.  I accept the Best Moment award on behalf of ex-drunks everywhere who enjoy their new lives one day at a time.  I am not special.  I just don’t want to live in hell any more – and when a person can honestly recall what hell looks like, finding a Best Moment on an otherwise dull day is usually quite easy.

My special nominees: 

The Springfield Cyclist, Tracy Wilkins

Aaron at Steep Climbs

Elisariva

fatguy2triguy

Simone at meltdowntoironman

and Kevin at Cycling in NY

I may do an expanded list in the near future – there are quite a few more who inspire me, but I’ve gotta get rolling folks. 

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11 Comments

  1. neonspndx says:

    Congratulations!!!!! Love the acceptance speech. Direct. To the point.

  2. Very well said! Enjoy your day 🙂

  3. Sandra says:

    Great speech–well deserved award.

  4. CultFit says:

    Be inspired and who better to receive such an amazing award – well you of course! Take care!

  5. […] from Fit Recovery has graciously nominated me for The Best Moment Award,  which I am deeply humbled by and […]

  6. kruzmeister says:

    Thanks so much for the nomination Jim, I’m honoured mate! 🙂

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