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x marks the spot

I had long talked about rewarding myself once I hit my goal of 70 pounds, so on a whim and a bet, I got my reward on Saturday:

tat2Yep, I got tattooed. “Maximus in Minimis” roughly, it means “Greatness in small things”.

tat1For me, it has two meanings.  Not only am I better for being smaller, but also a reminder that I should find happiness in the smaller things.  I don’t need to win the lottery to be happy… maybe happiness comes from a lesson well taught or just feeling good after a run.

Of course, the tattoo I really wanted would have been too expensive: