How I Went from Injured Runner to Aspiring Writer

Pain can have a purpose if you choose to allow it

Photo by Curtis MacNewton on Unsplash

When I was thirty-seven, I decided to take up running. I’d never run anyplace in my life, except maybe after the ice cream truck. After years as an overweight, under-exercised person, I knew I had to do something. Thanks to the internet, I discovered the Couch to 5K technique. It claimed that even…