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Not Just For Athletes

I never thought this would happen - I certainly felt past my medal-winning days, if they ever existed. I thought medals were only for athletes, for sports stars - for young, fit, aggressive and competitive folks, not middle-aged mothers suffering from chronic back pain! I never, ever thought at 51 years old that I could win one.

I suppose it's proof of a couple of things:

1. It's never too late.
2. Bookworms can win medals too.
3. Words are truly mightier than the sword (or the body).

Words are amazing things. They are extremely powerful, beyond what we even comprehend, really, in that they live on past our lifetimes, and interact with people we'll never meet. Those slender lines scratched onto a page, which seem so innocuous when first written - are strong enough to project your spirit into the entire world. They seem so insignificant at first - no more than ink on paper, or pixels on a page - and yet they carry enough weight and impact that they can sally forth to compe…