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It took a break from running for @laurenfleshman to discover the secret to brilliance:

It took a break from running for @laurenfleshman to discover the secret to brilliance:

In the face of adversity, I coped by holding on even tighter to my dream. Even entertaining a different outcome felt like betrayal. It felt like the only thing keeping my heart beating. I did every single thing in my power to heal my foot as quickly as possible and maintain as much of my fitness as possible. I pored over study after study on bone healing. I never let my foot so much as graze the ground. I did all my training in the pool, ferociously, scaring several lifeguards. I lay in bed visualizing osteoblasts in the shape of little elves using tiny tools to put down new healthy bone. I consumed dairy products like it was my job and took calcium pills as a backup. And with each passing week as the Trials grew closer, when I felt my dream slipping away, I put a death grip on it with both hands.

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