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.  


5 comments:

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

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  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....

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  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!

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  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."

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Que lindo es sonar despierto.
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