Quote Of The Day
“After I got hurt again in May, and for a month, I was working really hard to see what I could do to stay in shape. So my hip hurts, so can I swim? No, that hurts, too. Can I bike? Can I elliptical? No, that hurts. Alright, I’m going to go for long walks. After about a month of this, I just got to the end of my rope and said, ‘What the f— am I doing? Why are you doing this to yourself? You’re 30 years old, you have an Ivy League diploma, no one’s going to think poorly of you. This is your time right now, where you need to have an awakening. Are you done? Do you want to quit?'”
“For a couple of weeks, I just played with the idea, pictured myself being finished. Actually it helped just to say, ‘Why don’t you just quit?’ It made me realize I’m not doing this for anybody else but myself. I don’t think I’m done.”
– Anna Willard talking about how she was close to quitting the sport this year after dealing with injury after injury, which caused her to barely race in 2014 and not at all in 2013. She’s finally healthy and training consistently again and hoping she can get back to being one of the top runners in the US.
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