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She told me, “I finally bench pressed 95 pounds! That’s been my goal for a long time and I finally hit it. But, I know it’s not that impressive since there are lots of women who lift much more than that.”
My response: “No, what you mean is, ‘I bench pressed 95 pounds and I’m proud!’ It doesn’t matter how much anyone else is lifting — this is a big personal record you earned. Be proud! There are no qualifiers needed for you relish your achievement.”