This is it. This is the outfit. This is the bib number. And when the going gets tough, these are my mantras, collected throughout this training process, from advice given, reading and thoughts.
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Matra: You're doing it!
Reminder to myself during mental battles: This is for the kids and camp and for something bigger that i'm needed for. This is a commitment. This is going to hurt. Hurt makes it real. Hurting knows it means something.