A whole lot of us, inspired by the Deuce Lutui story and how he fired himself up and created an inner place to come from called The Best Offensive Lineman in the NFL....(his text messages contain this code for commitment: TBOLITNFL)....are purchasing jerseys with Deuce's number 76 and then putting TBOLITNFL on the back.
We call ourselves Deuce's Team and we watch Deuce block people on Sundays, or, as the announcers put it last Sunday, we watch him move defensive players out LIKE A ROAD GRADER!
Here's a cool email from our team leader the ultimate coach Steve Hardison:
Dear members of Deuce's team:
Judy Robinett is a member of Deuce's Team and after seeing Dusan modeling his shirt wrote, "I have got to get one of those 76 shirts!" Deuce wears a 5x, I wear a large and my Amy wears a small. I purchased nine more this evening. As far as I know there are just over 40 in existence. If you want to purchase them, click on the link below and put TBOLITNFL as the name. The pictures below show the color our "Deuce's Team" will be wearing. It could be one of the most fun $99 investments yet. Thanks for all your support of Deuce as TBOLITNFL.
Tony gets me fired up
Years and years and years ago when I was just starting to recover from addiction, I didn't know what to do. I didn't know who to be, or what to do with my life.
I didn't know how to succeed at anything, so I would read a book way back then that would really excite me-like a Napoleon Hill book or a Colin Wilson book or a Tony Robbins book and this was many, many years ago. Anyway, it would really excite me and then I'd kind of lose that and it would fade away and I was back to "normal".
Well normal isn't really normal.
Normal means I'm believing my old negative thoughts about life again. That's my automatic default mode.....to believe all the past negative beliefs. But the real me, the really exciting me, was the one that woke up when I read that book. That's the real me.
That's what people don't get. They think they were artificially pumped up by some book they read, but that's really them. That's the real you trying to express and trying to tell you, "Hey, let's live like this all the time!!!!!"
So what I want to have handy is that book. I want to open it in the morning and re-read what I've highlighted. Speak aloud the paragraphs or sentences that excite me. Sentences that remind me of what I'm like when I'm thinking in real possibility-oriented ways and really upbeat creative ways.
I want to practice with myself, returning to that state, because I can ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS return myself to a motivated state. It doesn't have to come from outside of me. There is no "normal" me that has to show up as dreary and depressed and the same old, same old. That is not normal.
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