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Personal Narrative: My Brain As An Athlete

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I have always been branded a nerd. Many deemed my brain as my only important muscle. Frustrated, I did the impossible for my kind: athletics.

In second year, I joined the school field-hockey team and regretted it soon after. I thought calculus could give migraines but field hockey placed that pain everywhere. I was totally out of place and thought of quitting regularly.

Eventually, I started to gain a command over the hockey stick as I would my calculator, and to have composure on and off the ball as I would on a test. I steadily became a first team regular and one of the best shot-toppers in the team. The team went on to win 3rd place in the inter-school tournament.

My experience taught me that limitations are what we set them to be, and
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