How to Start Running

Finding the motivation to run feels like looking for that last piece of a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle that you and your family tried to put together. It’s frustrating and it feels like you’ll never find it, it’s forever lost. Where did it go? Did the dog eat it? And then months later you find it, so you tell your family but they don’t share your excitement so they won’t help you put it together again. How do you start again by yourself?

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Can’t Sleep? Go For a Run!

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My eyes opened after only four hours of rest. And the thing is, when insomnia is constantly present in your life, there’s no going back to sleep. I remember waking up in the middle of the night a few times, glancing around and realizing that I still have more time to rest. It’s becoming a routine where at first the body feels too tired to even move, so I stay in bed hoping for sleep to come back, one hour later I feel the same, if not worse, and I still haven’t been able to sleep. I’m left with no other option but to get up and start the day with whatever energy I’ve accumulated.

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