There is constant tension around the pool, Yet the adrenalin is pumping in your veins We are always ready for something in life - like a dramatic gunshot before a race, However, a false start will set you back.
We are always eager at the beginning of a project, like diving into the pool, but how long can we keep this up?
The focus is on the finishing line, but there is always a sense of doubt in our minds. You try not to compare yourself with the swimmer next to you, as your eyes glance in their direction while gasping for air. Comparisons will be your downfall.
Often, you can see your goal in the distance, but negativity creeps in because there are always massive obstacles to get over. You are edging forward, but tiring out at the same time in the chlorinated scented water. Staying positive does not come easy when you are a step behind.