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Re: [pct-l] watch
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] watch
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Coltrin)
- Date: Thu, 16 Apr 1998 07:54:03 -0700 (MST)
If I ever do put together a thru hike attempt I hope I will have the
discipline to be undisciplined as you suggest in your excellent post.
>IMHO: Ditch the watch, ditch the arbitrary goal of reaching
>Canada/Mexico/whatever, make your goal 5 months of fitness and quality
>outdoor time regardless of where you end up. Stop when you are tired,
>eat when you are hungry, and be gentle with yourself.
> Saying "I finished" is a trophy to show other people. Saying "I enjoyed
>myself" is something that you can carry inside you forever.
>PS: Despite myself, I still enjoyed the experience.
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