[Story] I’ve roughly walked ten miles today

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Josef2000

Josef2000

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After suffering from mental illness, going through a breakup, my cat dying and my best friend blocking me. I got into a rut like we all do. I decided to go for a walk and just listen to music instead of focusing on where I’m going I just focused on my songs. I ended up walking ten miles! I felt so happy and proud of myself for doing this! I know I’m going to get into another rut but I think this was a great step today and I’m happy with myself❤ I got suicidal thoughts and couldn’t stop thinking of my ex and my cat but I accepted the thoughts and just focused on hitting my feet hard into the ground and push myself
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That's brilliant. I used to cope like that, just walk. Really hrlped
 
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Josef2000

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That's brilliant. I used to cope like that, just walk. Really hrlped
I’m glad it’s helped you before! I do understand that being told to exercise is pretty condescending but it has helped me
 
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That’s awesome, so proud of you! I’m hoping to push myself to do something similar.
 
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I’m glad it’s helped you before! I do understand that being told to exercise is pretty condescending but it has helped me

I didn't even think of it as exercise it was just something I had to do, just keep walking till all the mad feelings inside were quiet for a while
 
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I didn't even think of it as exercise it was just something I had to do, just keep walking till all the mad feelings inside were quiet for a while
I’m glad it helped you! I know for me anyways that it’s easier to self harm and just lay in bed but this was a better choice and I was pretty happy with myself. I think that’s the main thing that I was happy with myself and wasn’t causing any harm
 
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I’m glad it helped you! I know for me anyways that it’s easier to self harm and just lay in bed but this was a better choice and I was pretty happy with myself. I think that’s the main thing that I was happy with myself and wasn’t causing any harm

You should take a hot shower, it'll help your muscles not be sore tomorrow
 
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You should take a hot shower, it'll help your muscles not be sore tomorrow
I did this around 9pm as soon as I got home, put on creams and gave myself a shave although this was just for hygiene I never knew this would help my muscles
 
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Ah yes, a walk... I have never appreciated them enough. Sadly I don't have them anymore... haven't left my apartment for a month already... and probably won't leave it for months now... such a shame.

Those pictures look beautiful. I envy you immensly my friend, you seem to live in a rather rural area... I wish I was there.
 
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That's how I deal with shit too - go for a walk.
My walks are specific, though - there's this long as fuck street that takes me 3 hours to complete,not including going to it. What I do to kill time is set a timer for, say, an hour, and go through that street. I walk till the timer rings and then walk back.
Bam! 2 hours gone.
Great for weekends where I have nothing to do and rolled up the rest of my tobacco.
 
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Ah yes, a walk... I have never appreciated them enough. Sadly I don't have them anymore... haven't left my apartment for a month already... and probably won't leave it for months now... such a shame.

Those pictures look beautiful. I envy you immensly my friend, you seem to live in a rather rural area... I wish I was there.
Yeah I live in Ireland, it’s like this almost everywhere tbh!
You walk fast! I did that too today, it just took me a lot longer.
I try to walk pretty fast if I’m upset but I’ve noticed that I walk slower when I’m feeling content. As I know a lot of people with anger issues trying running and stomp their feet into the ground
 
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After suffering from mental illness, going through a breakup, my cat dying and my best friend blocking me. I got into a rut like we all do. I decided to go for a walk and just listen to music instead of focusing on where I’m going I just focused on my songs. I ended up walking ten miles! I felt so happy and proud of myself for doing this! I know I’m going to get into another rut but I think this was a great step today and I’m happy with myself❤ I got suicidal thoughts and couldn’t stop thinking of my ex and my cat but I accepted the thoughts and just focused on hitting my feet hard into the ground and push
Walking is my go to, in highschool I walked 220 miles from Mississauga to Owen Sound to get over my first girlfriend leaving me
 
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Nice! What app is that? I use Locus Map for Android. Sometimes I want to pull a Forest Gump, and just walk.
 
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Walking is excellent medicine if you can do it. It's like a moving meditation and processes stress and agitation whilst getting you sunshine and vitamin D plus exercise and burning calories. I miss walking a lot but I'm not really well enough to get very far these days.
 
Josef2000

Josef2000

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Walking is my go to, in highschool I walked 220 miles from Mississauga to Owen Sound to get over my first girlfriend leaving me
Breakups are so so tough but I’m happy that you turned it into a positive, I’m still trying to get over my ex but it hurts when someone no longer loves you back
Walking is excellent medicine if you can do it. It's like a moving meditation and processes stress and agitation whilst getting you sunshine and vitamin D plus exercise and burning calories. I miss walking a lot but I'm not really well enough to get very far these days.
Yeah it’s a win win really, however finding the motivation can be difficult sometimes. I hope you become well enough to go for a walk ❤
Nice! What app is that? I use Locus Map for Android. Sometimes I want to pull a Forest Gump, and just walk.
I acted on impulse and bought an Apple Watch so this is the standard app that comes with it. I know other people use fit bits and things. Also. Run forest, run
 
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Breakups are so so tough but I’m happy that you turned it into a positive, I’m still trying to get over my ex but it hurts when someone no longer loves you back
Idk if I would call it something positive but it helps for a while

sorry to hear about your ex, nothing hurts more no doubt
 
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Lol Forrest Gump was exactly what it bought of when I read your OP.:hihi:
 
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