The prevailing, common sense, advice in medicine used to be that if some body part was weak, you should rest it. It made sense, that is unless you thought about it a bit more deeply. Don’t give up. Don’t give in. But don’t be foolish either.
Endurance athletes can appear to be self-centered narcissists. But from Boston, I realized that, at the most fundamental level, it is all about community. The importance of community for the wellbeing of all of us really shone through.
Resilience is powerful! Community resilience is unstoppable!