au where yuri is colorblind and viktor buys him a set of glasses that will make him see colors again, and when yuri puts them on all he does is stare at viktor, tearing up
viktor eventually asks why he’s not looking around, and yuri simply tells him that
“your eyes are the prettiest color i have ever seen.”
Do. The. Work. Every day, you have to do something you don’t want to do. Every day. Challenge yourself to be uncomfortable, push past the apathy and laziness and fear. Otherwise, the next day you’re going to have two things you don’t want to do, then three and four and five, and pretty soon, you can’t even get back to the first thing. And then all you can do is beat yourself up for the mess you’ve created, and now you’ve got a mental barrier to go along with the physical barriers.