Last night I went to bootcamp. We did squats, push-ups, step-ups, skipping, crunches, bicep curls... you name it. It was hard. HARD. However, little did I know that last night I was to meet my match.
Yes - my match came in the form of a hill. A hill I like to call "the largest and steepest and most horrible hill I've ever encountered in my life".
We were instructed to run up that hill. And I, being a runner and all, was sort of expected to conquer that hill no problem. Um... yeah. I have no shame admitting that I didn't quite make it up the entire hill (running all the way). Near the top, I had to stop and walk it a bit (for fear of dropping to the ground and probably rolling all the way back down).
So, when 3 of my fellow bootcampers made it up the hill running all the way, I vowed at that moment to be able to get my arse up the hill next week. No stopping. No resting. I'm going to push myself. I'm going to prove to myself that I'm fit, for f'n sake!
And even though I was disappointed in myself last night, I realized it's good to have personal hills in life. They encourage you to push and grow and learn and develop and become a better person.
So what's your hill?