The old tree house looks a little different but it’s still a place where you’re safe to dream and folks will give you a hand up if you need one.
Don’t ever apologize for having standards.
So many people, in so many ways in life, are scared to do what they want to do. Don’t be one of them. Step up.
Somewhere in the back of your mind, wondering what would have happened — how you would feel — if you had gone a little bit harder, been a little bit stronger, got an extra round, did the right thing . . .
I am not exaggerating when I say that you found salvation in metcon. It was your first introduction to CrossFit and it saved you from who you were before. It saved all of us.
Accomplishment = Effort x ∞
Grit your teeth and get through it. Just like everything else. Set your jaw and hang on. Smile through your tears.
I won’t tap out. I won’t quit the WOD before the buzzer. I won’t drop the bar. You’re going to have to pry it out of my cold, dead fingers.
I’ve got 5. Do you have 5? Post ’em. They might not be the same — and that’s where the fun and the knowledge begins . . .