93 - Slipping Into Old Habits

5 min

If creating new eating patterns is something you’ve been working on, you’ve probably had instances of slipping into old habits. We’re certainly not immune to this and it’s something we coach on frequently, so this week, we’re diving into the pitfalls to avoid when you notice this happening in your own life. 

Have you ever had a string of days where you ate off track and subsequently gained some weight? If so, how did you respond? Too many people see slipping into old habits as confirmation they’ll never get what they want, or that all their progress has been undone, but choosing this story is only keeping you feeling terrible and unmotivated to get back on track.

Listen in this week to discover how to navigate course-correcting when you notice old habits being reignited. Questioning the stories you’re choosing in these moments is such a game-changer, and we’re showing you why so many of us tend to spiral, and a different approach to try on instead. 

If you’re ready to take your weight loss to the next level, come check out my coaching program, Vibe Club. If you want to lose your weight for good and in a completely different and more sustainable way, click here. The price is going up soon, so if you join now, you’ll lock in the current pricing for as long as you stay a member!

What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • Why people are confused about what the actual problem and solution is to weight loss.
  • 2 ways many people approach slipping into old habits.
  • Why being able to see your old patterns playing out is a huge deal.
  • What happens when we choose the option of seeing ourselves slipping into old habits as evidence we can’t succeed. 
  • Why our brains always avoid seeing what we’re doing right. 
  • How you create a feeling of powerlessness and defeat in advance when you dwell on repeating old habits.

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Ryan: Good morning.

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Ryan: Yeah, follow.

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Ryan: If it says subscribe, update your iOS.

Maggie: Yeah, it might say subscribe, might say follow, it might say, who knows dude? But if you haven’t left a review we would really appreciate that, help it get to more people’s ears, help our message get out there more. And we love to read them when they’re good. Just kidding. What do you do?

Ryan: We’re going to do this new thing.

Maggie: I’ve forgot what mine is already. Do you remember?

Ryan: No.

Maggie: Okay, you’re going to have do it and if something magically comes to my brain.

Ryan: Okay, I’ll do it. So, let’s explain what it is.

Maggie: Okay.

Ryan: We’re going to start the podcast every week with something what I learned on TikTok.

Maggie: Yeah. We are going to do that. I just forgot and also didn’t write whatever mine was down. We did talk about it. What did you learn?

Ryan: Yeah. So, I was raised when I had to do dishes, to scrub all the dishes and then put them in the dishwasher because the dishwasher doesn’t – I guess the dishwasher doesn’t scrub or maybe we just had a crappy dishwasher growing up. I don’t know. But I saw on this TikTok this person just literally just throwing dishes into the dishwasher, just caked on food. And they basically said dishwashers nowadays are really good at cleaning dishes. So, I’ll just put it to the test. And we got a new dishwasher, we have a nice kitchen, dude.

Maggie: Yeah, and you need to upgrade it, yeah.

Ryan: Yeah, it’s a really nice dishwasher. So, I tested it out. I just threw really dirty dishes in there.

Maggie: SpaghettiOs, caked on spaghetti. There’s nothing worse than dried SpaghettiOs stuff.

Ryan: The only way you’ll get it off is with scolding hot water to melt it off. And it worked so good. I save so much time doing the dishes now. I just throw dishes in there and turn it on. And it’s changed my life.

Maggie: There you go. I did put a crockpot in there, crockpot that I had cooked chicken in, so about an inch up it’s got a ring of stuff that you normally have to let soak and then you’ve got to scrub it. And then you can’t really finish out the night because you just have existing dishes that still need to be done. And I was like, “I’m going to test it out.” And it worked perfectly, came out perfectly clean.

Ryan: Crazy.

Maggie: Because you have to think. It’s the hottest assed water ever. And so, it probably does because there are certain things where they are like this is dishwasher safe. Dishwasher safe means it can handle…

Ryan: You can light it on fire.

Maggie: Yeah, it can handle high heat without melting. And so, it makes sense that it gets hot AF inside of it and then it just sprays scolding hot water in every direction and does that multiple times.

Ryan: My dishwasher growing up I guess couldn’t do that.

Maggie: Well, do you know?

Ryan: I don’t know.

Maggie: You would know because we have had dishwashers where things have come out dirty in some houses that we rented early on.

Ryan: Yeah, I guess just [crosstalk].

Maggie: They probably didn’t have the capacity to override, but this one.

Ryan: I guess so. I mean get a nice dishwasher, guys.

Maggie: If you have a newer dishwasher it’s worth giving it a go.

Ryan: It’ll literally save you time.

Maggie: And we’ve just been throwing stuff in there. It feels weird. It feels wrong.

Ryan: It does, it feels wrong.

Maggie: This is not appropriate.

Ryan: Yeah. Anyway, you had a coaching call today. How did it go?

Maggie: I did. I had a good coaching call. It went good.

Ryan: Yeah?

Maggie: Yeah. It’s always funny how little we talk about food. I always think that’s funny. But it’s just because we just have this general consensus, the problem is that I eat too much food. The problem is that by 8 o’clock I just eat everything. And it’s, no, the problem is 20 years ago your ex-husband said x, y, z. 20 years ago your school teacher, some kid at school said this. And we are still living with these thoughts and these beliefs from childhood. But who knows where we picked them up? Sometimes we know, sometimes we don’t.

But when you really dig in you realize the story that you’re telling you never even chose on purpose. It’s these beliefs that you have that came from someone else’s mouth, from someone else’s thoughts that you have taken on as a belief. And a lot of the work that I do with clients is just unraveling all of that and figuring out, where did this come from? And do we want to keep thinking it knowing what it’s creating for us now? So that’s what a lot of the coaching calls I did today were based around. So, it was really good, really enlightening.

And I just get excited. I get excited for my clients because I see what’s possible for their future if they will do this work. Because who freaking cares, dude? We keep talking about this lately. Who cares about the weight? It doesn’t matter. If you still hate yourself after you lose your weight, it doesn’t matter. If you still feel like you are not enough and that you always need to be doing more, and proving more, and getting this external validation all the time. That won’t ever stop.

It’ll never stop until you learn how to manage it, acknowledge it, change it, do something about it. Most people are like, “No, all of the problems, they actually melt away as this fat comes off my body.” And it’s, no, the only thing that’s happening is the fat is coming off of your body, your clothes are smaller. The scale says something different. So, I love pairing the two words.

Yeah, you can lose your weight but all the action you take, let’s make sure you’re taking it from a place of loving yourself instead of thinking there is something inherently wrong with you and that weight will solve that problem for you.

Ryan: Why are people so confused about what the actual problem is?

Maggie: Well, I think for years you’ve just been sold a different story, eat less, move more. Eat less, move more. We all have that tattooed in the middle of our brain. Eat less, move more. And that is one component of losing weight. But ultimately the reason why most people are overweight is because they’re emotionally eating. So, we’re trying to solve a problem with a different equation, they don’t compute. They don’t work together. We have to know why we’re eating emotionally. We have to know why it feels better to eat a Snickers instead of just be really freaking annoyed at our kids.

We have to know how to make those trade-offs and how to slowly start shifting into, no, this time, I’m just going to let myself be annoyed. Or this time I’m going to pause. Or this time I’m going to realize or dig in. Just doing something different because most of us are in this situation we’re in because we’ve been doing the same thing for so long. So well and green that this is just the pattern we play out. So, it can get a little bit uncomfortable in the beginning trying to challenge the pattern that you’ve played out for 15, 30, 60 years.

Ryan: Like a dishwasher.

Maggie: Like the dishwasher. How would you have known? You just wouldn’t have known unless you were wasting time on TikTok that you’ve been wasting time at your sink every night.

Ryan: Yeah, I would have never questioned it.

Maggie: And someone presents a different opportunity where you’re like, did you ever just question, am I doing too much here? Am I exerting too much energy? We’re all trying to conserve energy at all times. But it’s like we are just going to keep going on that autopilot for as long as we can possibly go. Until someone holds up something and goes, “Did you know this is possible?” And we’re like, “I don’t know.” And they’re like, “No, I’ve done it. It is possible, I’ve done it.” And you’re like, “Oh.”

And all of a sudden your brain has this opportunity to process a possibility. If she could do it, maybe I could do it. If all these people are doing it, which is what happens in Vibe Club. I think that’s such a supportive part of it is wait, so she’s doing exactly what she is. So, she did it and she’s teaching people how to do it. And they’re doing what she said to do. And they’re having the same result. All of a sudden you get to borrow other people’s belief that it could be possible for you.

Ryan: That’s so cool.

Maggie: And I love that aspect of it. That it’s like if you have experienced something that you want to share with people. There are people that are looking to borrow your belief. They don’t believe it for themselves. They have no evidence to prove it. They have lots of evidence to prove that they quit on themselves, and that they suck, and that they don’t take care of themselves. And that’s the story they believe. That’s the evidence they have. That’s the evidence they are building.

And until someone presents another opportunity that says, “Listen, no, I literally was in the exact same spot. Maybe even worse. And I was able to do this.” It provides a possibility for someone to question maybe they could be wrong about what they believed they were capable of. And that’s what I think is – that’s why it’s important for people to share their story of what they have gone through and where they’re at, and what’s possible for other people.

Because until then you’re just living your own life in your own bubble, with your own kids, in your own relationships, at your own job day-to-day, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. It’s just your life will keep going on unless you stay aware of what else could be possible. What could I be missing here?

And that’s what I think is cool about the internet, and TikTok, and people on the internet, and making connections of people who are just like, “I did this crazy awesome thing. I know you think that this is the way that you solved that problem. But I solved it this way. Do you think that that would be something you would want to try? And then I just think it’s exciting that most people live in the land of I’m out of time, I’ve tried everything. I’m a lost cause. All of those thoughts and beliefs are going to just keep you pigeonholed and no solutions.

If you can open yourself up to it could be possible to do this a different way I think your brain will start picking up on lots and lots. You’ll see endless, too many options. You’ll let yourself get overwhelmed but you’ll start seeing options rather than closed doors everywhere you look.

Ryan: That’s cool.

Maggie: Yeah.

Ryan: I had texted you, I think it was last week about how I realized I was repeating the same patterns I was last year.

Maggie: The July bullshit was starting to flare up?

Ryan: Yeah.

Maggie: I love it.

Ryan: What is that?

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Ryan: So last July I stopped doing all my stuff and I gained some weight back.

Maggie: Run them through a little bit. We have talked about it but just in case people are starting here. You had a family – we went out of town in August.

Ryan: I mean if you listen to this podcast you know exactly what happened. I gained weight all last year. We moved in July and then I just stopped doing everything I was doing…

Maggie: Oh yeah, [crosstalk].

Ryan: …at that point through, I guess the end of the year, gained all my weight back, got real mad about it and then July.

Maggie: Stupid and got really mad and then got back on. We just want to gloss over the part I like, and I was pissed.

Ryan: And then I restarted the beginning of the year. I re-lost the weight again. And then July came around and I saw myself starting to do the same things I did last year. And I texted you, I was like…

Maggie: Because I shared a quote.

Ryan: Remind me. I don’t remember.

Maggie: Actually, I don’t remember exactly what it said. But it basically said that when you begin to get frustrated with yourself because you start to see old patterns resurfacing, old habits start coming up. Know that it’s a huge deal that you’re even noticing. And that the beginning of any transformation, or redirection, or whatever comes from the awareness that you see old patterns showing up. Whereas what did you do last year in July, August, September, October, November, December?

Ryan: Nothing, I did nothing.

Maggie: You chose on purpose not to see for sure because you didn’t step on the scale. But there was no awareness. There was no do I want to be doing this. It was just a total checkout, I’m not going to look. I’m not going to think about it. You just disconnected completely. And that’s not what has happened this time.

Ryan: I felt very accomplished in just seeing myself starting to repeat patterns and to be able to see them. It’s just a self-awareness of seeing the patterns so I can stop them. But that was interesting. And I thought it was worth celebrating I guess.

Maggie: It totally is because most people don’t give themselves a chance to celebrate small wins like that. They will use that. And let’s talk about the reverse. Let’s talk about why I even posted something like this, why it struck my attention. Is because most people see that happening. So, you just spend a bunch of days eating off track. You gained some weight. And then all of a sudden you’re like, “I’m doing it again.” So, I want to show you guys the two different ways this can go.

The first one is what most of us do which is like when Ryan chose a weird option of just disconnect, that is an option. But there’s another option of I’m doing it again. I thought that I had moved past this. I thought I learned not to do this. I thought I figured out how to follow a plan. I thought I was on a roll. I’m just going back where I started. I knew this was going to happen. I knew I was going to quit. I knew I was going to give up on myself. I hear this shit all the time.

It’s basically, you use the slipping into old habits for whatever reason as the confirmation that you were never going to be able to do it. That you were always going to at some point backslide under your progress and have to start all over again because I’ve been doing it for the last 20 years, that story. So, what happens when we choose that option? What happens when we choose the option of, see, this is the evidence, this is the evidence that I knew this was going to happen? How does that make you feel when you think that thought? Let’s just pretend I’m coaching somebody on this.

Ryan: Yeah. I mean it feels like oh, I thought I figured it out but I didn’t actually figure it out.

Maggie: So, you start just questioning everything. You question did I even make progress, did I even learn anything. And I see that happening with my clients because they’ll get into Vibe Club. They’ll get really involved. They’ll be sharing all the time and then they’ll just freaking ghost. Rather than thinking this is part of it they think this is evidence that I am never going to get it. This is evidence that I was wrong. I thought this would be the thing that worked and it’s obviously not because I’m choosing old patterns.

Ryan: Why is your brain so quick to just find all the negativity?

Maggie: I was kind of explaining this on Instagram Live I did, which by the way I plan to go live on Instagram, Mondays.

Ryan: Are you going to commit to that?

Maggie: Monday mornings with Maggie, yeah, is what I was thinking. Because I just think that that’s when people need on Monday mornings and Friday afternoons is when people need the most, let’s get it together guys, let’s refocus. So anyways, but I was talking to somebody about this. And I really do just think it’s because of the way the brain has evolved. And that is not very much. Basically, it’s looking for danger, looking for trouble, just looking for problems so we can fix it, so we can stay as safe as possible so we don’t die.

And I just think if you put everything into that perspective of why we don’t take risks and why we don’t put ourselves out there. And you put it in the perspective of the brain being like newness means danger. Unknown means danger. Vulnerability means danger. If I put myself in a vulnerable position I’m in danger to get eaten and killed forever. So, I just think that’s the reason why the brain is constantly just avoiding what’s going right. You have to be so much more conscious about what’s going right.

I asked one of my coaching clients today. I asked her for one scenario that – I can’t remember exactly. But one scenario was tell me everything you’re doing wrong. Because your brain, you’re asking your brain, what am I doing wrong? Your brain loves to answer questions. So, I asked her, “What are you doing wrong?” And she goes off. She goes off for minutes and minutes. And then I’m like, “Okay, now tell me what are you doing right?” And it was as if her brain turned off. There was nothing.

Ryan: It’s so crazy.

Maggie: She was like, “Err, erm, well, it wasn’t there. It’s not as easily accessible.” Her brain had locked and loaded all the things she was doing wrong. And then to continue asking yourself, I just don’t know what I’m doing wrong. What am I doing wrong? What am I doing wrong? I know I’m doing something wrong, it used to be easy, now it’s hard. Something’s off. Something’s wrong. What’s wrong? What’s wrong? And then your brain will be like – your brain is just locked and loaded with all the things you need to change, everything you’re doing wrong.

So, I just would put it into the lens of it’s looking for ways to keep you safe, and things that are unknown, and wrong, and weak spots that you have are vulnerabilities that make you unsafe. But most of us in our day-to-day life are not in unsafe physical conditions.

Ryan: Just finding that realization of I’m repeating old patterns. It took so much consciousness to just realize that was a good thing. I was sitting on the couch, I was like, “Wait, this is a good thing.”

Maggie: Well, because you were angry about it. You were angry again because you were like, “I’m freaking doing it again.” I’m literally setting myself up to repeat history. And most people repeat history because of that story because they’re like, “I’m doing it again.” And when you tell yourself that over and over you start to feel very powerless and out of control and defeated in advance just because you had a vacation you haven’t quite come back from.

You have maybe a four day weekend that now all of a sudden we’re eight days in and we’re like, “What am I doing?” Because of that we use it as evidence, what’s the point.

Ryan: Well, you bought a dozen doughnuts and you ate way too many doughnuts. Did I do that? Yeah.

Maggie: Yeah. And you do it and you’re just like, “Yeah, I’m doing it again.” And for most people, the more they dwell on that thought and that narrative then the follow-up conversation becomes, “It doesn’t matter. I’ve already screwed it up. I’m already on my way to screw it up megar-ly.” It’s already – we just fail, we instantly just choose to fail right there. We choose to quit because we’re like it’s already screwed. I already screwed up. I’m already up weight. I’m already not feeling committed. I know how this goes.

I did this last year. I may as well just enjoy the rest of the year and then we’ll get back on it. You could have made that choice but you didn’t make that choice. And would you say that you had a little bit of a hard time getting back on track?

Ryan: This time?

Maggie: Yeah.

Ryan: I mean yeah, for sure.

Maggie: And that was also something I talked to somebody about, one of the other people I coached today which was you need to know that once you kind of reignite those old habits, the habits of if I want it I can have it. That’s a big one, because I just think that happens so often in so many different situations. We’re like, “I want some pretzels. I’m going to have it. That looks good. Going to have it.” And we’ve gone a long time without doing that. And then we’ve gone a long time with doing that.

You have to understand that the course correction of that is going to feel bad. It’s not going to feel great because you’re again kind of having to deconstruct. So, you had a couple of times where you did try to get back on track and it was not super long enjoyed. It was how many days?

Ryan: Three.

Maggie: You would get on for three days max. And then all of a sudden it would be like, “No. I do want to eat that.” And then you’d eat it. And then it would be two wonky days. And then it would be a really good day. And then the next day would – and I went through the same thing recently too. And so, it’s something that’s really fresh in my mind to be like you have to realize that now you’re kind of having to decondition that habit. Don’t give up before it gets easy again. You need to push past. It’s uncomfortable because you’ve started retraining your brain back a little bit.

Ryan: Yeah, you’re right.

Maggie: Not, you haven’t moved back but I’m just hoping that explaining this to you guys in this way will help you understand, okay. Because most people, another thing I see often, most people try to start and they’re like, “Oh my gosh, it’s so hard. It’s so hard. Why is this so hard? It was never this hard. I don’t know what is happening right now.” And it’s because we’re giving it a day, two days, three days before we stop. And instead of working through that process we again create the evidence that, see, it just doesn’t work like it used to.

Ryan: One of the habits I had to decondition was just snacking.

Maggie: Yeah, that’s the biggest one.

Ryan: I’ve picked that up again and for some reason it was something I absolutely had to decondition. I would open that freaking pantry and just look.

Maggie: Or see the kids’ crap everywhere [crosstalk].

Ryan: It’s always the kids’ crap, dude. It’s the pretzels. It’s the Cheez-Its, it’s the whatever is up there it always sounds good.

Maggie: And when you get used to just like it doesn’t really make a difference. It just doesn’t really matter what I do. No, it doesn’t every once in a while. But once it becomes this ongoing habit where you just think if I see it and it sounds good, I’m going to pop some in my mouth and then maybe go back two more times. That over time adds up. And then that over time makes it seem like I can just act on the fly whenever I want and it doesn’t matter. And then all of a sudden shit starts catching up with you and you’re like, okay.

It doesn’t really matter overall when you make those choices. And it just depends on what lens we’re putting matter through. What do you mean matter, it won’t do what? But in time that habit and the belief that I can just grab what I want because I just want it, has to be deconditioned a little bit. Because then all of a sudden what’s left in that space where you see the Scooby Snacks, Graham Crackers.

Ryan: The urges are still there.

Maggie: Yeah. And your brain goes, “Eat that, that looks delicious.” And you’re like, “No, I’m not.”

Ryan: Yeah, that’s it. That’s it.

Maggie: And that’s it, that’s where then you have to do some urge work which is just I’m going to allow this to be uncomfortable. Because what’s more uncomfortable is tomorrow when I’m like, “Damn, why did I do that?” That’s way more uncomfortable than your brain being like, “Those sound good, eat those.” And you’re like, “I’m not, I’m just not doing that anymore.” You can tell how I tense up where it’s just you have to answer your brain. Because the truth is I want to do that. I want to act on things as soon as they come in my brain.

I want to be spontaneous and just eat whatever sounds good. And eat food while I watch a movie and do those things. But what’s left when you decide to stop doing that is the urge to do it because guess what? You haven’t had to deal with urges very often if you’re giving in to all of them even on a small scale, even when it’s just a couple of this, a couple of that, no big deal, won’t make a difference. Once you get into that habit you have to be out of that habit. And what that leaves is you feeling uncomfortable.

And I promise you, you’re already feeling uncomfortable because you’re not happy with your results. You’re not happy with the weight you’re gaining back. You’re not happy with whatever.

Ryan: Choose your discomfort.

Maggie: But remember that the discomfort that you’re trading off is the overall discomfort for the temporary discomfort. So, you’ll have that urge discomfort. And if you give in to it then you’re going to have a discomfort on a much bigger scale where it’s just like I keep doing this. I keep doing this when I say I won’t do it. So, it’s that moment of trading what you want in the moment which really feels really urgent and feels really important for what you want overall. And the trade I promise you is much more worth it but it does not happen without some discomfort.

But that’s the price you pay. You’re paying discomfort for discomfort. Choose the discomfort that moves you closer to what you want.

Ryan: Ultimate or short term.

Maggie: Yeah. You’re going to get the discomfort that goes, “Ooh, that was good.” So, I want you to know that that’s what you’re trading. That was good too. Hell yeah, dude. That’s another day under my belt where I didn’t just give into. And that’s a good skill to learn anyways you guys. Not giving in to every urge to do whatever you want and buy whatever you want. It’s good to practice delayed gratification over instant gratification. The payoff is 10x.

Ryan: Yeah, it’s just self-discipline I think.

Maggie: Yeah. It’s just reminding me of crypto.

Ryan: What?

Maggie: I was just thinking about how it’s probably so – I was just thinking of all the ways you get to just do stuff. And I’m sure when you see the crypto, I don’t know if I’m using the right words, but the money go up, you’re just like, “Damn, it’s up.” That’s money, I could get that money. But then you have to tell yourself, no, this is a long game. Be like crypto people, guys. Sorry. Ryan has recently got – I’ve heard more about cryptocurrency in the last month than I have ever, ever wanted to learn.

But it’s one of those things where it’s like I’m sure for people who have these compulsive money stuff. It’s so tempting to be like, “I’m going to take what’s mine.” Your brain is going to say, “That’s more money than you put in, get it out. Get it out.” Whereas you have to use the other part of your brain, your prefrontal cortex, I am sure, to override that and say no. I know it seems tempting to cash out here. We need to focus on the long game though. The long game is going to be worth the payoff hopefully. But anyways, I like to give you guys examples to just…

Let’s get honest about what you’re actually trading. Because, Ryan, I mean he throws it all away for some freaking Scooby Snacks, dude. In the moment you’re like, “Those are so yummy.” But that’s all you get unfortunately. That’s all you get and your brain makes it seems like you’re going to die if you do not put your hand into that box.

Ryan: Yeah, it’s so fleeting.

Maggie: It’s very fleeting, whereas chaining time, and effort, and urges under your belt that you did not answer, and days, and months, and all of that together, the payoff from that is just a feeling of pride. As well as results that reflect the choices that you’ve been making. And your results will start reflecting in the choices you’ve been making. If the choices are if I see it, and I want it, I eat it. And that happens with kids’ snacks, guys. I love kids’ snacks as much as the next person. But the payoff is we’re talking three minutes. The three minutes of this is so freaking good.

Ryan: Sometimes there’s regret as you’re eating them.

Maggie: Yeah. Well, I think that’s common too because ultimately you’re like, I know I don’t want to be doing this. But then also take accountability. I chose to do this. It’s not like I wish this wasn’t out on the counter, if it wasn’t out on the counter, if I didn’t know we had it this wouldn’t be happening. No, I am choosing this. And I think that’s one of the first steps too of I’m choosing to do this which means I can choose not to do it. It’s up to me to decide when that choice gets made. And for some of us it goes on for days, or weeks.

And I think that happens throughout your journey too. That’s okay too. But just always remember that you have the power at any time to start making a different choice. And that as you continue to make, you continue to make these choices every day that you choose to not course correct. And I say course correct only in the sense of you putting yourself back where you want to be. Not there is no right course to be on. There is just the course you want to be on and the course you are on and are they the same or are they different? Okay, see you next week.

Ryan: Alright, see you.

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