Making that phone call was absolutely one of the scariest things that I have ever done. However, it helped clarify the truth surrounding a lie that I had believed for years. Owning up to believing the lie paved the way to hear the truth that I needed to hear.
My introduction to weight lifting was less than glorious. I was 20 years old, scrawny, and weak. At the time I weighed a total of 140 pounds, which was rather low for my 6-foot 1-inch height. Quite frankly I had grown tired of my physical condition.