It wasn’t until this year that the puzzle pieces fell into place, the answers slowly unfolded, and while I may never be completely healed (so to speak), I have found hope,and gratitude and can enjoy a life well-lived again.
One of the main reasons burnout sneaks up on us even when we know better is the relentless pursuit of keeping up with everyone else.
The lines between burnout and chronic fatigue might sometimes blur, but it’s important to understand the difference….let’s take a look at my story.
Ever since I’ve started to heal, the one question I keep getting asked is…
Will I ever compete in another Ironman?
The straightforward answer? No.
But as with all things, I never want to say NEVER!
Burnout knocked me flat on my back, leading to chronic disease and a deep loss of personal identity.
So, how do you get that fire burning again? Let me explain…