Sometimes you can find inspiration even when you are not searching for it (and maybe it is the better kind as it has to be strong enough to got to your mind in its whatever current state). I got this reading the word of the day at Dictionary.com and the word was "svelte".
Happiness on ice
Several years later she would remember those glorious hours and she would wonder why she favored them over her Olympic triumphs. But then she would remember the happiness, the freedom and the flying feeling of the first day she was back on the ice after the incident, the surgeries, the immobilization and the rehabilitation.