"Just" steals victory from "I lost just 10 pounds."
"Just" steals triumph from "I lasted just 8 minutes doing Insanity Max 30."
"Just" steals dignity when someone says "I'm just a mom," or "I'm just a cashier,"
or even "I'm just a kid."
You wouldn't let someone walk into your house and steal things you have worked hard for, right? Don't let "just" slip out of your mouth or into your mind and steal what you've put your time and emotion into.
Still not convinced? Check out "2 reasons I hate the phrase 'just a stay-at-home-mom'" on author John Acuff's site.