Never too much encouragement

My swim crew sees no limits for themselves or for me. I often remind them that I am years older than most (not all) but they tell me so what. Diving off the blocks? I say not going to happen, they say yes it is. Swimming freestyle without my fins? Still a struggle but I am encouraged that with practice I will be able to do it. They have become a new part of my family and I am thinking that I will do some of this stuff. We listen to so much negative stuff. In our own minds, from those who say they care, co-workers, employers. You know the deal. It’s nice to hear what you can do. After a while you begin to believe it!

About Tricraftual

I love all things craft related. I knit, crochet and needlepoint and make beautiful things. I see a future of limitless possibilities in the world of craft!

Posted on September 23, 2012, in Thoughts and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I have to tell you–your blog is awesome! Very upbeat and inspiring…I feel like I have gone through all of your swimming chronicles with you! Years ago, I taught myself how to swim, and a year later I did my first triathlon. A year after that I did an ironman. You can do what you set your mind to…thank you for sharing with us!!!

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