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My Journey to the 200 Day Ski Season

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I still don't believe it.

Yesterday, just like any other day, I went skiing in the morning before work. Only it wasn't like any other day, not even the littlest bit.  Not even at all.
As I sat in the drivers seat of my car and pushed the ignition, I noticed that my right hand was shaking.  Violently.  My left hand was shaking, too.  And in that moment I realized that my protein shake was not as settled in my stomach as I had first believed.  My heart was pounding and I was either going to vomit or burst into tears.  I did neither.  
Until I was driving up the Killington Road and saw the snow. Then I lost it.
Not my breakfast, thank goodness, but any control I had over my emotions what so ever.  I let the tears fall, letting my chest heave violently up and down as I pulled into the parking lot at K1.  The sky was a stunning blue and the green mountains, only recently having popped, were showing off their sparkling plushness that seemed to come alive in the slight breeze.  It w…