In trading, timing is paramount. Entering a trade early, before the move is the same as being wrong about its direction.
I entered my GBPCAD long trade yesterday, but in the middle of the night my stop-loss was triggered. Ultimately the pair did trade in the direction I initially thought it would, but not before a big pullback. Timing my entry better could have made this trade a profitable one.
Here is the post-mortem of the trade