Sometimes I think about my IM2014 quest and the different points at which I could say “No, I’m not going to do this.” There are tons of detractors along the way, but I think the biggest motivation for me is I want to see how much I can push myself to be how I want to be. That doesn’t mean Chrissie Wellington skinny, or Crowie-fast, but can I dedicate myself to streamline my life, to put in training practices when I am tired? Can I push myself to fuel with healthy foods that will make me stronger? Can I support my body, both physically and mentally, to carry me through 140.6 miles?
That’s why I’m doing it. I don’t want to wonder.