The key to any marathon

Understanding that you are going to get tired, you are going to feel pain and perhaps suffer a little.

You also signed up for this run knowing this was going to happen.

The question then becomes where are you going to put all this in order to finish the marathon?

I don’t know any doctors that are under the illusion that Med School is going to be easy. And neither is boot camp or committing to a long-term relationship.

We need to hold a space to put the discomfort that adversity creates. Otherwise, we will never accomplish anything that we can point to and be proud of.

Tolerating is a muscle too.