Hair tightly braided, deodorant applied, electrolyte tablets packed.
3am wake up to eat steak and potatoes, back to sleep. Packed lunches, 3 sets of hand wraps, 2 sets of gloves. Headgear. Shin guards.
My internal dialogue is alternating between the Dune litany on fear, Psalm 91 and positive mantras like those on kitten posters.
Now the only way is through *insert kitten poster* 💪🏻🐱