In the days after, my lungs ached and felt bruised for over a week. My first two doctors told me to quit triathlon all together.
Being an athlete suffering from mental illnesses is no different than being a regular athlete. You have your good days and your bad days.
Triathlon and endurance sports are supposed to be fun and as my friends like to remind me "you don't have to do this." You should want to!
Before leaving the island I trained some, not as aggressively as I should have and I regret it now.
FOMO, though generally thought of as a negative, can be used for good. And I am beginning to master how.