A life lesson that is very important to one’s growth.
I actually shake my head in disbelief sometimes when it occurs to me how easy it could have been to change my path.
In 8th grade, I held records for my track achievements. I was the anchor in our 4 person relay team. My coach named me MVP. Then, at graduation, she wrote in my yearbook, warning me to try to remain ‘coachable’. She knew that I was talented but I was also a rebel that resisted her authority.
That was the last year I can remember excelling at a sport, or even caring about being on a team.
Coach saw it coming. She had a talk with me about how someday, a track scout from a…
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