Couch to 5k

I thought I’d start the couch to 5k today,

Got to get fitter some how, some way.

It started with a walk, 

“Cool”, I thought.

I can do this,

I can DO this!

 

I thought I’d start the couch to 5k today,

Got to get fitter some how, some way.

Next came the jog, “for one minute” it said,

20 seconds later I was ready for my bed.

I can do this,

I CAN do this.

 

I thought I’d start the couch to 5k today,

Got to get fitter some how, some way.

You see I’m getting a little bit round, feeling a little bit lazy,

My husband and children think I’m a little bit crazy.

I can do this,

I can do this?

 

But it’s not laziness you see,

I have fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue.

So while my mind may be active, willing and able,

My body is just not that stable.

 

I decided not to do the couch to 5k today,

Still need to get fitter some how, some way.

Some call it ‘middle age spread’,

I call it cake!

I can’t do this,

No, I actually can’t.

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Clare Marriott
Apr 11 2020

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