And so I pulled in strength from my two inspirations: some guy Tessie and I would like to hit in the face, who said that no one ever came back from a workout saying, "Gee, I wish I hadn't done that" (perhaps some of you with sports injuries would like a word with him?); and Matthew McConaughey, who says "Every day I try to
I didn't try to follow a day in the program but instead just walked and jogged at will. I switched to walking whenever I started wondering which god was the one I should pray to for a Mercifully Fatal Bolt From Heaven. When I caught my breath and started thinking, "Hmeh, I'm an agnostic anyway," I switched back to jogging.
I'm glad I went. People talk about endorphins, and I assume what they mean is the wave upon wave of smugness and relief.