Solid words for EVERYONE (OP included).
Take Charge. Train Harder. Suck Less. No Excuses.
You had me until #6. I am not giving up complaining. It's my primary source of recreation.
I've given up a long time ago listening to people telling me what I need to do to be happy. I've been much happier since. Those lists are the equivalent of Hallmark cards to me... Sorry Al..
PRs: Boston Marathon, 3:27, April 15th 2013
Cornwall Half-Marathon, 1:35, April 27th 2013
18 marathons, 18 BQs since 2010
#10 especially! I cut off the label on my shorts cause it was chafing on long runs, I'm much happier now!
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Goals | sub-18 5k | sub-37 10k | sub-1:25 HM | sub-3 M | sub-4 trail 50k
Don't apologize to me, apologize to who ever wrote it