Hillary Clinton says in a new profile that the constant travel and demands of being secretary of state are beginning to take a toll.
"It wears you out," Clinton told Esquire in a story for the May issue of the magazine. "The jet lag, the dry air on planes, the whole 'If it's Tuesday, I must be in...' kind of thing."
Clinton has said before that she only intends to serve one term as secretary of state, citing the travel, and told the magazine that she hopes she has enough gas in the tank to keep up the pace.
"Knock on wood," she said. "I do have good stamina and resilience. But you would think, in the world in which we live today, that with instantaneous communications, that you wouldn't need to travel as much."
"But, in fact," Clinton explained, "you almost have to travel more, both because everybody knows you can get on an airplane and get to where they're expecting you, but also because it's almost as if the virtual reality cries out for the real relationships need to be affirmed."
"It's ironic," she said. (Source)