When asked to cover The Walking Dead Escape at San Diego Comic-Con for Wikia, I was all too eager to say yes. As a huge fan of the series and the graphic novels, I was excited to show the world how much of a bad-ass I truly was (in a structured and safe environment) and to prove to my family that I would totally survive the zombie apocalypse (albeit, a fantasy one at Petco Park in San Diego). Fun, I thought. It’ll be fun.
And then I checked in.
I immediately felt the anxiety rise within me. Here I was, the out-of-shape Cuban girl with glasses surrounded by hundreds of people that looked like they joined cross-fit this past year just to complete this course. They were stretching, doing push-ups, breathing exercises… legit -- they were pumping…
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