Thus, I am moving to Gainesville, Georgia next week to pursue my goal of giving myself the best possible shot to do well at Olympic Trials this year. This is a 10-week bout that will also see me briefly in San Diego, specifics pending.
I am so excited and pleasantly surprised by my "aha!" moment, that I have put together a step-by-step plan, should you be interested in having your own.
Femmy Emmy's Disgustingly Simplistic Get- What- You- Want Plan (repeat as necessary)
Step 1: Figure out exactly what it is that you want
Step 2: Figure out the necessary steps to give yourself the BEST shot at getting it
Step 3: Dive into the process without a backward glance
That's it. What could possibly be more satisfying? That is the life I want, and that is the life I'm going to have. Of course, it's not that easy. It’s scary, vulnerable, and lonely. Even more disquieting is that this avenue [of declaring your intent to achieve something difficult] leaves the failure door ajar, forcing you to confront the fact that the odds are absolutely stacked against you.
But I like challenges. And I love the process. So here we are. Packing the car... mapquesting the drive... tying down the boat....waving goodbye.
What else is there?