It took me nearly 45 minutes, but I did it. I finished the swim! I had been working so hard mentally and physically to get to that point and I was completely elated. I felt so empowered to have conquered that fear.
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Playing favorites rarely turns out well and usually comes back to bite you in the ass or in this case, the ankle. Multiple bone bruises and tendonitis to be exact. A classic overuse situation with a side of ramping up mileage too quickly. So I hit the pool with renewed focus and channeled all my energy into The Swim.