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Celticclimber
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PostSun Dec 02, 2018 3:12 pm 
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So I was down in Bend last week.
Went for a loverly little hike with some friends of a friend.
Paul (the 75yo, who was just back from going to the Everett Base camp.
And then on to a monastery near Annapurna )

Said: You have to accept that your body can't do things
the way it use to.
BUT. You don't have to accept, that you CAN'T do it at all.

I just thought that was beautiful and I wanted to pass it along.
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PostSun Dec 02, 2018 4:07 pm 
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Celticclimber wrote:
...Said: You have to accept that your body can't do things
the way it use to.

BUT. You don't have to accept, that you CAN'T do it at all.

I just thought that was beautiful and I wanted to pass it along.

Thanks, that gives me just that much more inspiration to (try to) complete some of the summits I still have in mind.

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PostSun Dec 02, 2018 4:58 pm 
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Great advice!   up.gif
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PostTue Dec 04, 2018 12:58 pm 
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That is some nice wisdom. I once used it to keep hiking despite becoming morbidly obese.
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PostTue Dec 04, 2018 1:59 pm 
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“We don't stop hiking because we grow old - we grow old because we stop hiking”
― Finis Mitchell, Wind River Trails--Wind Rivers pioneer, 1901-1995

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