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July 20, 2007

Update to Happy Days (see below)

In addition to not making anymore excuses, I decided that the old Runner Amy used to eat lunch that she brought from home, rather than going out. So, today I brought a peanut butter and jelly sandwich (my fav) and settled in to have lunch and finish a book I started several months ago. And lo and behold, I found this quote in the book that totally made me think of myself:

"When I was on that plane, looking over the country that I had to run across, I was scared. I realized that now it's me, and no one else is going to stop me but myself. Everything is on my shoulders. If I make it, it's because of me, and if I don't, it's because of me." - Dave McGillivray, The Last Pick: The Boston Marathon Race Director's Road to Success

I couldn't have said it better myself.

And for my school teacher friends...forgive me if I totally didn't reference that appropriately....

1 comment:

Tim said...

In the same vein:

"Whether You Think You Can or Can't, You're Right"

Henry Ford