gut check


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gut check

A moment in which one stops to seriously evaluate something or one's current state. I think we need to step back and have a gut check about our plan because I don't think it's going to work out the way we envisioned. It's gut check time for the defending champions, who find themselves down 10 points with just two minutes left in the game.
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The Pirates are in unchartered waters and must come up with their own gut check to reply to the Lions' gutsy stand.
Planet Fitness launched an unusual marketing campaign before Father's Day to promote their trademarked "judgment free zone." In a press release entitled "Gut Check," the Hampton-based publicly traded fitness chain reported on the results of a member survey on "dad bods."
Here are some ideas to unlock your potential from the inside out, allowing you to live gutsier at any age: Start with a gut check To be your best self and have the "guts" to tackle whatever lies ahead, get your gut in check and reap the glory.
For clues to Parkinson's brain symptoms, a gut check is in order.
has launched Gut Check, a new platform to help improve disease monitoring for the 1.6m Americans living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases, the company said.
"And so within Iraq and within partners in the region, there has to be a real gut check about whether they want to face off against this terrorist threat, which is born and bred in the region.
Official or not, this guy needs a gut check and a common sense reboot.
Event organisers, Northumberland-based company Gut Check, last night said the need to postpone was down to the torrential rain experienced in the early hours of Sunday morning.
"I have played sports on a collegiate level, run marathons, and played recreational sports for years, but the last 50 yards of the race were the biggest gut check I have ever endured.
CON 090 truly stresses the importance of contracting and serves as a gut check for what lies ahead in this critical career field.
SERENA Williams set a new Wimbledon women's record with 23 aces as the sixth seed was given a "gut check" by China's Jie Zheng on Centre Court.
"At Banff you can get a quick gut check during a coffee break.
To make matters worse we were in the 97th percentile in the domain "Residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased." It was time for a "gut check." I had been the rehab manager for more than four years and I prided myself on not only providing excellent rehab care to our short-term residents, but also to the residents who called our facility home.
"Everybody involved in this (need to) do a serious gut check -- the Greeks, the Europeans, the banks, the funds.