It isn't fair when you know a simple thought from them could rearrange you. All that remains is the hope that somewhere along the way you discarded a stronger more vivacious version of yourself. A fragment to be called upon when you have nothing left.
There's a special type of strength that can only be found by being alone: when are left with simply ourselves, we begin to discover who we truly are. We can into this world alone and we shall leave this world alone!
"Running hills breaks up your rhythm and forces your muscles to adapt to different stresses. The result? You become a stronger runner." Good thing the town is built on a giant hill, and no matter what your route you are gonna run up a hill!