Because I Choose To
I am living life on my terms. And you can too!
Why run 50k’s?
Why SEALFIT Kokoro?
Why Ironman or 100-mile ultra races?
Why bike across America?
Recently I was asked why I do these extreme – and to many, incomprehensible – physical, mental, and emotional challenges.
Most don’t understand and need a reason WHY.
One follower even put forward the idea that I was doing all of these different events so that I could brag. So that I could shine a spotlight on myself and say, “Look at me! Look at what I did!”
However, I’ve learned that many of the people who question why I do these things lack something inside themselves. They see what I’m doing, what I’m accomplishing, and get angry because I’m living my life on my terms and they aren’t.
But I will entertain the question for a moment:
I want to see what I can do and what I am capable of.
I want to live a life that inspires others, especially my kids.
The people met, the experiences had, the moments created, the lessons learned, and the growth that takes place in doing these things are life-changing.
I can admit that there is a small bit of, “look at me and what I did!” Not enough to justify the countless hours of training, miles logged, discipline in nutrition, and the disappointment in the times when I attempt something and fail. But a bit.
As a leader, I MUST do big things, lead by example, and be the standard.
And finally, and what is most true for me:
I choose to live.
I choose to push and grow and experience.
It takes just as much effort to choose to live a life of comfort and complacency as it does to push and grow continually.
I am focused on myself, those close to me, and those that I lead.
Keep Swinging Singles and live the life you want. Don’t worry about what other people think or say. It’s not about them. It’s about you.
Get clear on what you want. And then do whatever it takes to make it happen.
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