It was Lance Armstrong who said “Pain is Temporary, Quitting is Forever”, and I have found this to be very true. I do not think necessarily in terms of physical pain, but for me it is about sacrifice, perseverance, and a dogged determination to finish what we have started.
Sometimes this is not always possible, but how sad it is when, if we had just climbed that last ridge, we could have freewheeled home.
I wrote this 4 weeks ago It is now less than a month to the 36One MTB race and although training was going well, once again I have succumbed to a sinus infection which has evolved to Bronchitis, and will not going away. Onto my third round of antibiotics, physio, but most frustrating is no … More Dealing with illness