As a young college guy with a half bum knee and a half bum back, don't push yourself because you think you will be able to bounc back at a later date.
I was invovled in a negative helicopter-ground interaction as a result of enemy fire and missed up my lower back and subsquently did even worse damage by not waiting until I was 100% by going out and doing stupid things.
Patience is a virtue.
"Growing up as both a Southern and the son of a child of the '50s, I was imprinted with several things that have long stuck with me. The F-86 Saber Jet was the finest fighter ever flown, the National League is always superior, and Leslie Coffelt
was the finest revovler shooter since Mr. Ed."