I really like running. Even though I am far from speedy, I embrace the mental and physical charge that it gives me. Recently however, knee pain brought my days of running to a screeching halt. In a state of panic, I reached out to a physical therapist who prescribed weekly visits to her office and 15 minutes of daily (and painful) stretching. I kept my disappointment to myself. In our modern-day world of instant gratification, it was frustrating to me that she couldn’t offer a quicker fix.
My frustration with such a slow plan for healing is not unlike the frustrations I hear as a grant writer from nonprofits seeking support.Read More