Constant achy joints, fingers and a back riddled with pain. Eight years ago, this was me. The aches never relented; they were simply restrained. I lived my life in a perpetual state of need — need of relief. So, I decided to do what I had never done before — submit. I gave in to the pain.
My high school choir teacher once said, “The only thing constant is change.” This is a variation of a quote from a Greek philosopher who pondered change over 2,000 years ago. Even then it was subject to discussion. Change exists and accepting it has always been a difficult thing for me.
It has already been quite an unusual beginning for sports for 2021. Between the pandemic and now Punxsutawney Phil’ prediction of six more weeks of winter coming through, sports schedules have taken a beating. All of the Wrestling Regional Tournaments that were scheduled for Friday and Saturday,