Ben says he’s never really thought about it, the difficulties of performing despite the travel and stress. He knew he could deal with it if he kept doing what he always did. If he took care of the things in front of his face, the things he could see. If he paid extra attention to the small details, like wearing compression tights, taking precaution against car-seat-saddle-sores, proper hydration, eating in the middle of the day to avoid putting on unnecessary fat, and turning off all electronic and visual stimuli before 8:00pm so his eyes could rest and he could actually fall asleep. He says he tried and tries to enjoy the small victories, day by day.