《What I Talk About When I Talk About Running》的笔记-第4页
- 章节名：Foreword: Suffering Is Optional
- 页码：第4页 2019-04-03 12:55:22
It just goes to show how grueling an event a marathon really is.
grueling , adj.: characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort a grueling campaign 使极度疲劳的Here it is: Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Running is sort of a vague theme to begin with, and I found it hard to figure out exactly what I should say about it. vague: not clear in a person's mind （思想上）不清楚的，含糊的，不明确的，模糊的
At a certain point, though, I decided that I should just write honestly about what I think and feel about running, and stick to my own style.
stick to : If you stick to something, you continue doing, using, saying, or talking about it, rather than changing to something else. 坚持
I figured that was the only way to get going, and I started writing the book, bit by bit, in the summer of 2005,finishing it in the fall of 2006.
Other than a few places where I quote from previous writings I’ve done, the bulk of this book records my thoughts and feelings in real time.
quote from,引用。the bulk of:大多数。record thoughts and feelings
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