Why Yes, I Am On An Anti-Depressant – Running Fitness Article

Why Yes, I Am On An Anti-Depressant Disclaimer: I am writing this with a major, MAJOR disclaimer. I am not a doctor, licensed medical professional, psychologist, therapist – you name it, I am not it. So, you’re probably wondering why I’m writing this. What I share in this blog post took me years to write. No, it took me years to accept. And I know that in sharing this story, others may find the courage to seek the help that…

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Monday Musings 10/21/19 | – Running Fitness Article

Monday Musings 10/21/19 | It’s race week! My 39th half marathon is on Saturday at the Lighthouse Loop Half Marathon. This will be my first half marathon since February. Since I did my 14 mile training run on October 12th, I’m as ready as I can be! Would like to be a bit faster, but this year hasn’t really been about breaking any PRs or anything. My goal is to try to finish the race as close to 3 hours…

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My Journey To Mindfulness – RunningMyselfTogether – Running Fitness Article

My Journey To Mindfulness – RunningMyselfTogether Oh, my dear friends, I cannot even express to you how excited I am to finally share this blog post with you. First, because I’m finished the program (woo!). Second, because it has shown me a new side to life that I never took the time to experience. Third, because it brought me so much peace and joy knowing that we’re talking about mental health in the Church.  If you haven’t been following along…

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My Story – Lottie Murphy – Pilates Fitness Article

My Story – Lottie Murphy It’s Mental Health Awareness week. What happens when you do all the right things like exercise, eat well, spend time outdoors, sleep for 8 hours, take time offline but still suffer. What happens if everything in your life is going well, but you wake up one day and your world has turned upside just because of the power of your mind. I never thought I’d struggle with mental health. The best thing I know I…

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A Trip To My Therapist’s Office – Running Fitness Article

I looked at my calendar and silently groaned. “Therapy again tomorrow? I just went last week. There is literally nothing else I can say. I’ve said it all.” And there’s some truth to that. I’ve been in and out of therapy since I was 15. Having eating disorders, anxiety, and depression means my butt has been on a lot of old couches with stiff pillows, while surrounded by fake plants, cheesy quotes and various assortments of self-help books. Nonetheless, I…

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