The thing about transforming: the end result is great but the process can be painful. It feels a bit like being broken apart, cracked open, shattered in order to be reassembled in a new and better form. Sometimes it can be tricky, making one feel as though maybe it is better to just remain with the status quo. Sometimes the pain feels like it will become the new status quo. It is hard to remember that life, by its very nature, is fluid.
Like most people, I am pain-avoidant. But I also have dreams. To fulfill them, sometimes it hurts. For me, learning to rise above or push through is the challenge in transform.