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Thank God for the f*ck-ups and let downs

Here’s the truth.

You will set a ton of goals in your life. You’ll acheive a lot of stuff, which is exciting. But othertimes you’re going to try really hard and fail. You’ll get let down. Sorry to say, but you’ll fuck-up. Acutely it will feel like the greatest pain of your life, but long-term you will hardly remember the thing happening at all.

Some of life’s greatest rewards follow intense pain and embarassing waywardness. Really.

I hope you dig my red wine fueled rant. I went with the Bogle Vineyards Petite Sheraz tonight. It’s cheap, tasty, and apparently,100% capable of “doing the job.” So it goes.

Happy Saturday night to you. Cheers!


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Chris Moore is a writer, recovering meathead, fledgling raconteur and rabid imbiber. He's also cohost and resident potty mouth on Barbell Shrugged, a weekly podcast devoted to Crossfit, strength, fitness and all things brash. His experience is drawn from over twenty-years spent training for and competing in American Football, Powerlifting, a bit of strongman and a dash of mixed martial arts. Also, it's possible that he's had one too many cups of coffee. A caffeine fever is a hell of a thing, you know?


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