You can look adversity in the face and back down. You could second guess your abilities, and call it quits. You can come to the realization that you’re content with where you are, and who you are, in everyway.
The alternative? Get your ass up and make it happen for yourself. Nobody is going to push you to get to where you want to be. You have to make hundreds, if not thousands of decisions on a daily basis that will lead you to that accomplished goal. When the ball is in your court what are you going to do with it?