This is the English word I want to get tattooed on my wrist. It means “to keep breathing even though the water rises all around you.” English is such a mystical exotic language. They can fit so much meaning into so small a word.
Or..Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. Either or.
I have never been so impressed with a gymnast- or anyone’s- personality, composure, and maturity, than I am with McKayla Maroney’s. People can disagree about a lot of things- her gymnastics, even fashion choices and opportunities she’s pursued- but saying that McKayla is a bad person, or attention seeking, or a brat or a bad sport, is wrong and very sad.
If you’ve ever had any reservations about this girl, please watch this interview. I’m so impressed.
Reblogging this just to remind everyone how fabulous she is
The more I read about this, the more I am absolutely convinced that it’s true for this person, and it’s absolutely horrifying. The way it makes one hundred percent sense is more than scary. I think back to certain things, certain acts, certain words, and it’s no wonder things are the way they are now. It’s no wonder I am the way I am now. This is so accurate…