Tag Archives: competitiveness

The one where I hang up my goggles

I’ve tried to write this post about three times over the last two weeks, and I think I’m finally ready to get down to business. My last swim meet – EVER – was a week and a half ago. I … Continue reading

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This week was a really, reallyyyy intense training week for swim. Everyday we had to swim all-out racing sets, which sap the body of all its energy and tire out the muscles to the point where it’s difficult to move. … Continue reading

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Chugging Gatorade as a metaphor for a knock out punch.

I was reminded yesterday that there are some major downsides to getting your period. When I wasn’t getting it every month, I forgot about how I used to feel really weak in swim practices and meets when I was on … Continue reading

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Winning

I have always been competitive. I’ve always wanted to win. Boardgames, kickball, first grade soccer games – you name it, I’ve felt the thrill of victory and the cold, sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach upon defeat. Up … Continue reading

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