(Now imagine a much smaller, much paler person doing this in her bedroom mirror)
Realizing that you’ve done more than what should be possible is one of the best feelings in the world.
A few days ago I was playing squash with a friend. On one water break we paused to watch two guys on another court; at least one of them was on the Queen’s squash team, and although he seemed to be beating his partner they were playing really well.
They were on a higher level than I have ever played at.
My friend and I went back to playing, but soon we saw that the two guys had finished and for some reason they had walked down to watch us. They stood outside the glass and seemed to be commenting on what we were doing.
Having them stand there, watching, talking, changed everything. (more…)