Now, I'm trusting a translation here so if you read (speak? is that a thing anymore?) Latin, by all means, shatter the grand vision of my personal mantra, but I've seen the quote in English as follows:
"Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you."
I first saw this used as a book title, and it jumped out at me. It's motivated me kind of a lot, actually. While real, physical pain as the result of an injury would certainly make me
Everything is a learning experience: a run in terrible headwinds on the shore of Lake Michigan teaches me to be patient and focus on form, teaches me to apply what I'm learning from the wind to a hill run. A run on impossible hills teaches me to gut it out, shows me where the line is between powering up and switching to a stride. A run in the snow teaches me to
My feet after a 38-mile overnight "fun run" during the Kettle 100. Someday this pain will be...oh, shut up, Kim!