I had to take a short break from training from my Bay Ridge trail ride.The flu has caught up with me and my body is telling me to slow down. At this moment I’m looking for a homeopathic pill or magic potion to cure me of this misery. These thoughts also crossed my mind last weekend on a training ride, my leg abductors had siezed up and I had to walk till it passed., I researched remedies deep into the night. magnesium, zInc, electrolytes, baking soda? quinine? With all the options, I can see how athletes get into performance enhancments.Whats works for me at the moment is to steadily get past the overwhelming pain and fear by talking myself down. relax, loosen the body and mind. Slow down and enjoy “this moment” Seems the bay ridge trail will have many of these life lessons to endure.