Reading was boring at school and writing was even worse. I also hated sport and anything involving too much effort, such as homework.
30 years later I became fitter than some elite athletes, I ride a bike non-stop for 37 hours covering 300 miles of the South Downs, then I write a book about it.
The transformation is tremendous and I describe in the book my mental strategies for success.
More information can be found on http://richardsterry.blogspot.co.uk/