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Swimming, My Happy Place

One of the most difficult parts of becoming a parent was the loss of identity and the loss of self - I was in a rut, so I drank. Swimming has given me something else.

Anxiety, Alcohol and Exercise

I experienced my first panic attack in my twenties leading to issues with alcohol and depression. Now I am a fitness instructor using exercise to cope with my mental health battles.
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