I spent the day sick in bed, catching up on reading and sipping hot chamomile tea. It’s been a day of putting myself and rest first, and I am learning to be gentle with myself when I need to take a breather.

I can still be a warrior without pushing myself to the extreme. I learned that lesson with my stress fracture at the end of last year. And now I am putting what I learned into action as I mend my cold. There is definitely strength in that.