And then I remembered this quote (well, I remembered the just of it…) at about mile 3 and I told those doubts to take a hike. What is the point of doubting myself getting my sub 3 marathon? By doubting myself I am going to have a self-fullilying prophesy and be too afraid to even try on Saturday. Why not think the absolute best of my abilities and if I don’t hit my goals, oh well… I will know I tried my absolute hardest and I will keep on working and trying until I do get it. Doubt won’t get us anywhere worthwhile. Once I stopped the doubts the pace felt easier and I started enjoying the run again.
Full article: http://www.hungryrunnergirl.com/2015/09/our-doubts.html