All posts tagged: phobia

The Ultimate Challenge

It’s there, always there, sort of out of the corner of my eye. I can see its shadow, yet when I turn around to look straight into it, it’s gone. Recently, a couple of people have told me they believe I can do anything and everything. I challenged that claim in both cases, but they were adamant about it. It’s awesome when people have faith in you… faith you don’t even have in yourself. I can’t fly, I replied, trying to be clever. Yet, one of them answered. Simply awesome. For a while now, I’ve been thinking about the ultimate challenge. If you’ve been coming around here for a while, then you’ll know I’m all about challenging myself, becoming a better, improved version of myself, all that. I couldn’t run, so I started running. I’m scared of heights, so I decided to try abseiling. Things like that (I’m still scared of heights, by the way) My day to day is filled with small challenges, very much like when we were kids and someone said I dare you …