So today, a blood draw. Tomorrow, a three-hour ride on an inner space ship. And hopefully, in six months time, I'll look back at another treasure chest of glittering moments with the thud of the MRI as my soundtrack.
Here's the thing about losing: I learned something in every single situation that has shaped my life and helped me get to where I am. In college and grad school, I learned that educational success has very little to do with how smart you are.
Taking your foot off the accelerator and coasting in neutral for a bit can go a long way to knowing whether to proceed and how to do so or whether to redirect your energies to something else altogether.