-Attempting to become more of a distance swimmer, because although a 50m doesn’t seem like a lot of work it can be just as hard as swimming a mile. I need the endurance, literally.
*I’ve been focusing on 100s & 200s. It requires endurance but if I pace myself I don’t find them to be as difficult as 50s, mentally or physically.
-Although I’ve made it through the bulk of my degree program I’m really just getting to the hard stuff. I won’t be pushed out of my comfort zone I’ll be blasted out of it, no matter how much I prepare.
*I survived, give or take a mental breakdown. Enough said.
The not so obvious reasons were:
-Starting a search that would lead to an actual career.
*Can we talk about how unfun the searching and applying processes are? But I’m making some progress, it’s better than nothing.
-Basically become better at “adulating,” because I’m (hopefully) going to be an adult for a longer period of time than I was a kid.
*What does “acting like an adult” really mean anyway? How does one measure how “adult” they are?
-The older I get, even though I’m not that old, the more energy I need to get things done. I’m not just talking about physical energy but mental and emotional energy, probably even more so than the physical aspects.
*I love naps. The older I get the more I like them. Ironic considering, I was that kid that never napped in daycare or pre-school. I appreciate being able to go to bed (and fall asleep) early. I’m not envious of people who get to wind down their day at 9pm.
-Developing endurance will give me the opportunity to have more time to devote to one thing at a time, hopefully.
*I don’t have the slightest clue what I meant by that. I’m not sure I’m wired in such a manner than would make that achievable. It is a nice thought though, I’ll give myself that much.