rabbit? Does Elmer Fudd have a brother that struggles with his R’s by
substituting Y’s? “Shhhhh, I am hunting yabbuts.” Or is it a new slang term for
vomiting? Its use would go something like, “oh man, you totally just yabbutted
all over my shoe.” I would say that the vomit definition is the closest
definition of “yabbut,” but of the word vomit variety. Excuse my attempt at humor
there, but if it was not funny, insert courtesy laugh here _______.
Yabbuts are excuses folks, and you know how the saying goes about excuses.
When it comes to getting into shape, I think there is potentially world record
setting numbers for excuses.
“Yabbut” excuses to getting into
- “Yabbut I do not have enough time.” Really? You know full well that there’s
time available to exercise, you just choose not to.
- “Yabbut it is hard to eat healthy because I have to cook for my whole
family.” Huh? Why is this a problem?
- “Yabbut it is too expensive to eat healthy.” Do an experiment for a month.
Eat only the healthy groceries you buy and do not go out to eat once. Track your
finances. How much do you want to bet you saved money by the end of the
- “Yabbut I work all day, how am I supposed to eat that often?” How about
having a plan? Do you have a fridge at work? Do you have a toaster oven? Do you
have a microwave? Can you bring a cooler? Of course you do. So bring your foods
to work. Stock your fridges with convenient healthy options. Stock your desk
drawer with healthy snacks. Bring a cooler to work if you don’t have a fridge.
All it takes is a little planning folks. Do you drive to a place you have never
been before without a map or navigation device? No; the point is have a
- “Yabbut I have tried working out before, and I did not have good results.”
Again, did you have a plan? Why did you quit? Did you do your best? Honestly,
did you do your best? Or was it just easier to go back to your old bad
- “Yabbut working out and eating healthy is hard.” Is it really hard, or is it
that you’ve just been really lazy and you don’t remember what it’s like to
actually exert yourself? Do you remember how you felt when you were a little
kid? Probably full of energy and full of life! Could it be that you felt that
way because you were always running around and playing? When you do complete a
good workout, even if sporadic, don’t you feel accomplished and energized? Sure
your body might feel tired, but how about your mind?
Feel free to add some of your own “Yabbut” excuses in the comments section.
Liberate yourself from your excuses and become a healthier you! Trust me and
others who have their health and fitness figured out. It is empowering to feel
in control of your body and mind. It will have a tremendous spill-over effect
into many areas of your life, and I guarantee you will inspire someone close to
you to do the same.