I am not ashamed of my depression. I want others to see that you can live with this disease; you can have a healthy life. Exercise is my medication and I can’t skip a dose.
I was feeling empty and lost. At the same time, I was unhappy with post-college weight gain. So I started running. I was never a runner so I started small, working myself up to a solid mile without stopping. And of course, when you're running you need new shoes right?! So I went to the local running store and ended up signing up for there beginner 10k group.
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Every day is new and comes with new challenges, peaks, and valleys, but it is important to view each day as an adventure. What helped me to get out of bed and ready to get to the gym, was three words to live by, preparation, accountability, and goals.