At 1pm on the 25th of March I had my first boxing match. After three rounds, a piercing bell signalled the end of the fight. However, as one fight ended, another had begun - namely an ongoing battle with bulimia.
I always thought my mental health issues were chemical as they have been there since I was young. But every time I dance, I can literally feel a changing sensation inside my brain. It’s hard to describe but It’s uplifting.
The road to Wyoming began in luminescent lecture theatres and dingy seminar rooms, where awkward silences were absorbed by drab wallpaper. In my final year at university I recognised how important exercise was for me
I have thought a lot about why CrossFit training has been key to stopping my OCD. I think it boils down to being constantly challenged. In the beginning I was replacing my feelings of anxiety and self-doubt with a sense of achievement.