What if we lived in a society where the admirable answer was “rested” or “peaceful” – a literal fullness of peace?
You will get to the top. It will relent and you will keep running. Do not expect ease with the first step of flat ground, do not give up when you don’t get it.
Get to class after the best bikes are taken. Resign yourself to sit between the Heavy Sweater and the Noisy Grunter. If the only available bike is next to the Peppy Chatter, abort the mission altogether.
“I’m sort of working an internship right now, like, ish. But I really need to find a new one.”
You cannot live for the weekends. You cannot wrap up your happiness in how often you get to turn the alarm clock off.