What follows is an except from a post I just published to the dailymile Community Blog:
If you asked me 5 years ago what the letters BQ stand for, I would have had no idea. Back then I was overweight, out of shape, and the idea of qualifying for the Boston Marathon, or even running a marathon period, was nowhere on my radar. Sure, I ran from time to time, but it was mainly to justify my nasty eating habits, and to reduce the guilt I felt about my growing waistline. I’ve come a long way since those days, and I owe a lot of credit for my transformation to the mystique surrounding “Boston.”
To read the rest of this post (it’s one of my current favorites), follow this link to the dailymile Community Blog – comments are welcome!