“I never thought that one sport could change my outlook on life… Until I became a runner.”
While surfing the internet the other day, I came across this quote and it struck a cord within me. This quote is so incredibly true, for me and for so many others. Running can truly change your life, as it changed mine in an incredible way.
When I started this journey, I was an evening smoker, an occasional gym go-er, an unhealthy eater, about 60 lbs overweight and was an extremely depressed/unhappy person. I was lazy, bored and unfocused.
I started out slow… walking mainly, followed by slow jogs. I gained momentum and confidence. I started losing weight and then everything changed. I started exercising regularly, attempted to start eating better and eventually quit smoking.
Running grabbed a hold of me, in a way that nothing had prior. I felt like I found myself and I loved it. I was a runner. Continue reading