"Vincent: You want to know how I did it? This is how I did it, Anton: I never saved anything for the swim back." ~Gattaca
I persevere, sometimes only because the alternative is worse. Sometimes especially because the alternative is worse.
Even when every conceivable aspect is against me, I persevere.
I persevere so often, it seems perseverance has become who I am, has become my Identity. I hate that, but I have no other choice sometimes.
I cannot decide if my stamina is a blessing or a curse. Sometimes I wish that with all the odds against me, I could just finally lay down and let it overcome me, let it end me. But I can't. I have never been able to. So I keep going. I persevere.
I'm reminded of this quote: "