Going for the Gold

August 7, 2012

It boggles the brain to think of the training schedule of the 2012 Summer Olympians. Marveling at photos of their toned bodies and ripped muscles in The Washington Post, I nurse my latté and enjoy a slice of Key Lime Mango heaven from The Cheesecake Factory. Yum.

Though I’d love to be as sleek and cardiovascularly fit as they, I’m afraid I’m just not willing to make uber–health an uber–priority. I am, however, uber–inspired by their commitment and dedication. Honest, I am!

Another slice of cheesecake please.

These “gods and goddesses” of the Games of the XXX Olympiad remind me of what can be accomplished by mere humans once we focus our hearts and souls and minds on a particular endeavor.

Most of us won’t come close to winning a gold medal for our athletic abilities; but surely we can go for the gold for something!!! Yes?

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