“Coach, I didn’t run because…” – Patricia

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This is an excerpt from “Coach, I didn’t run because…” a book about excuses not to get your workout done and how to overcome them.

.As an infant I was allergic to everything. A switch in laundry detergent, a cat nuzzle, or a room left undusted was enough to swell my eyes shut. I remember, when I was about four, a visit to the doctor for allergy tests. He approached me with a board of pins straight out of Abu Gharib and pressed it onto my little blue-white forearm. When the results came back, the doctor said it would be easier to list in my chart the two things I was not allergic to: plastic, artichokes…

…I would run a hard quarter at the track, get very winded and think “I’m going to die.” Literally. I often told Coach that I just couldn’t do it. But after a while, and through great encouragement from Coach, I realized that I was not going to die, and in fact, I was getting stronger….

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