After 8 months of dealing with Achilles Tendonitis, I've learned many lessons and now learning where I fit back into the trail running community.
Growth before the sweet release of death
Did you ever hear the phrase "exquisite pain" and be like wtf does that even mean? Me too. This phrase has always baffled me. Like most things I don't fully understand, I'm drawn to exploring it deeper.
Leave it to a songwriter to describe the purpose trail running serves for me better than I can myself...
Re-calibration and redemption
While my unconscious has been busy processing all the disruption in my life, my ego went hog wild, partying and breaking valuables. It's not all that surprising, but while I was in it, I just knew I was miserable and couldn't figure out how to get out of it. That's when I remembered. I have a say in the matter.
This title is evolving
Self-worth, for those of us not innately blessed with it, has to be and more importantly, can be earned.