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EXERCISE
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beautifulbuffalo posted:
Ladies and Gents! I suffer from major depression, anxiety and PTSD. I have suffered most of my life. I have wanted to end my life many of times. But I found exercise a month ago and it has changed my life. I am a different person putting my energy into my exercise. I go to the YMCA and swim, use the treadmil and recumbent bike. I'm getting ready for knee surgery for the 4th time so I have to be careful but I'm doing it. I can remember days not being able to get off the couch and now I'm out the door by 6:30 - 7:00. Being on Disability is tough on the money part as my husband says it has to come out of my checkbook not his but I do it monthly 45.00. But then I think that it is also helping me to lose weight that I gained from my medications. My therapist is helping by checking my weight monthly and I see her every 2 weeks.

For all you others my husband is home and when he leaves again in September he said I can go with him and it will be a vacation for me for a change I can finally get out of the house.

Good luck girls and guys.
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rohvannyn responded:
Awesome! I'm so glad to hear that! It motivates me to get off my tail and move around too. You are so right. Exercise can make a huge difference. It activates the good neurotransmitters in our brains and makes us feel better. I'm also really happy you will get to go with your husband next time.
 
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beautifulbuffalo replied to rohvannyn's response:
Thanks! I'm so excited to be going with my husband in September. I feel like a little kid getting ready to take a road trip. It will take us 2 1/2 days to get there driving 1000 miles in a day. The good ole Blue Sky Country.
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rohvannyn replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
Awesome! Maybe your enjoyment of it will help him rediscover the awesome parts of the trip, so he'll take you more often. Have fun!


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