Taking the Hits

I never, ever do reblogs but this is just too bloody good to not share. My friend Raul is edgy, deep, and a damned good writer. He’s pretty smokin’ hot, too, so he’s the full meal deal with a side of awesome. As I mentioned in his comments, this post came at a perfect time for me as I take my first baby steps to completely overhaul my life. I’m printing this post in a pretty font, framing it, and hanging it in my bathroom to remind me every morning to “strut up to the world, ready to take it on once again, and look at it right in the eyes, “Hey mother fucker, remember me? You fucked with the wrong son of a bitch.” Thanks, Raul… you amaze me every time you get to clacking on that keyboard. XOXO

RAUL FELIX.COM

“The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done! Now, if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain’t you.”
-Rocky, Rocky Balboa

Just when you think you have the world by the balls, the world throws a…

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