What else can you do but think outside the box, push the boundaries, step outside the comfort zone, take a leap of faith. Because that’s where the magic happens.
In between it’s a fine balancing act, like walking on a tight rope, all it takes is one false step to tumble into the abyss. Once you are on the other side though, the view is simply spectacular.
It’s hard, relentless, day in and day out, nights too. There’s no reprieve for body, mind or soul. Tired, stripped to the bone, barely hanging on, always willing oneself to take just.one.more.step. Surely the road to nowhere must end somewhere?
Then you round the corner and a gust of wind hits you between the shoulder blades and you are lifted and propelled forward and suddenly you are flying and you are thinking ‘Where did that come from?’
And then there’s a whisper from somewhere deep inside: “Pssst, always been here…”