If you are unfamiliar with the expression, “A Chip and a Chair” – here is a link to an article that explains this poker term.

You will not count me out. No way will you get to ten, not even eight, if I know me. This is a reference to boxing. See definition 2.

I’ll be up, ready to fight. So strongly do I believe in myself, I can say these things with complete faith.

Every once in a while, it is refreshing to have a challenging day.
It reminds me of my resilience, tenacity, stubborn resolve, and optimism.

Call it what you may. You might say it makes no difference, on that point we would differ.
I know. What I want for myself, I want for you. Golden Rule Jones