"I wish I could tell you that I was strong enough to just ignore the barrage of emails, social media posts, and messages from friends asking me if I was still going to do XYZ 50 Miler this year as I had done every other. I was not. "
Let’s not BS ourselves, ok?
You can not heal from what pushed you into disorder, that frantic grab for control in a sea of perceived chaos, by drowning it out with relentless forward motion.
The "one trick" to getting healthy, superathlete @dilreen.gill talks about Sports Depression, why you shouldn't look to Navy SEALS for motivation, and when you're friend doesn't die from their own stupidity...does that make them "gangster"? And more…
I sat across from her on the twinkle-lit terrace outside the restaurant. We had a view of the entire glimmering bay from our table, as well as the lush green mountain tumbling down below our perch. It was hard to imagine a cause for her knit brow in this setting, but as she looked down at the menu, there it was.