Couch Potato to Marathon Finisher

From Couch Potato to Marathon Finisher Yep, couch potato to marathon finisher that was me. Well, I wouldn’t necessarily have called myself a complete couch potato prior to training for my marathon, but put it this way, I didn’t go out of my way to exercise. Let alone run, I hated running!  I hated the feeling of not being able to breathe and just overall dreaded the act of running. Simply put, it was too freaking hard and I avoided it at all cost. The Decision to Run So, what the heck changed? You know honestly, I really don’t know…Around November of 2014 something sparked inside of me, I literally woke up one day and decided I would be a runner, end of story. And I did. I started slow, and literally I mean slow…I was slower than a herd of stampeding turtles, but I still ran. My plan to become a runner started off super simple. I ran every day. Not necessarily great distances or at a fast pace, but I ran. In the beginning, I couldn’t even run for five minutes straight, and thought, “Why the hell did I want to do this again?!” But I kept with … Continue reading Couch Potato to Marathon Finisher