Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/choose-the-fear-that-drives-you
An undue focus on your short-term fears will guarantee you a lifetime of pain, mediocrity, and suffering.
The OR nurse’s comment was as predictable as it was common.
“So, this was a mountain biking crash?”
“Yup,” I replied with a grin, knowing full well it sounded much more impressive than it was. The crash that snapped my collarbone was a non-event. I wasn’t going fast, or jumping anything, or picking some extreme line at the Red Bull Rampage. I just lost the front tire on an unexpectedly slick rock.