Each one of us faces challenges and personal hardships; there will be days when that pillow seems like the best companion ever. But only when one faces those demons head on with courage and conviction, can one overcome the odds.
It puzzles me that I see so few women who look like me at races despite living in a country that has top notch facilities for athletes – and have found that a lot of the barriers that women in India face are present across the diaspora as well.
“You’re so much more than the numbers on your plus size lingerie”
Never think that you are too old to learn a new skill or start your journey on fitness. It all boils down to only one thing- How badly do you want it, and how hard are you willing to work for it?
If you want, you will- Dr.Ashwini
I would say take the plunge, and soon you’ll be on the racing track!
Meet 47 years old Dr.Uma Vinod. Ahmedabad based Ophthalmologist and a mother of two boys. First rank holder of Gandhinagar Triathlon 2018 and winner at several cycle racing events(you will not find her on any social media although)
Endurance sports require strict discipline, hard work, and a tough mind. It sharpens your thought process and decision-making ability.
Getting married or having kids is no reason to stop you from achieving your dreams. Never stop learning, never stop dreaming, and be happy for yourself and on your own.