Monday, February 7, 2011

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at at time.

My first Half Ironman, I had a friend tell me I couldn't finish it.  He apologized later, and sent me flowers.  I went on to finish multiple Ironmans and many other HIMs (Half Ironmans).  I thought I'd always resent his comments, but they, in fact, have been the catalyst to push myself harder in life -- just to prove him wrong.  Let the doubters doubt, while you are working toward your dream, whatever it is.  


  1. Doubters, discouragers, haters...blah!

  2. i don't get folks telling me i can't do it but i get a lot of the why you bother doing things, almost like they are making fun of me and can't talk to me about anything else....

  3. I know the power of the tongue, and I will lie to you first, before i tell you I think you can't do something! Hell I don't know what the next person is capable of accomplishing. I'm still surprising my dam self!

  4. never let anyone hold you back. as the great William Ernest Henley once said, "I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul."


Que lindo es sonar despierto.
How lovely it is to dream while you are awake.

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