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exercise and mental health

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18 hours ago, nervousbat said:

But mentally it doesn't do much. Maybe I feel a tad better in the sense that "Hey, I got out of the house today." But that's about it.

 

18 hours ago, nervousbat said:

I'm anxious and depressed the whole time and can't wait to get it over with.

 

I have the same problems with going out and exercising.  I don't get anything out of it, and it stresses me out.  Personally I'd rather be at home.  I am going to try harder thought to start getting out more.

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Exercise does not seem to affect my mental illness. I do feel refreshed after i workout, though. To get that endorphin feeling I find I need to run for a while. It seems to need fairly intense activity.

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I've been running a mile everyday whether outside on a nice day or inside on the treadmill on a chilly day. The only motivation I have is my girlfriend makes me do it with her. Otherwise I'd probably want to do it, intend to do it, but not do it. lol

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3 hours ago, melissaw72 said:

 

 

I have the same problems with going out and exercising.  I don't get anything out of it, and it stresses me out.  Personally I'd rather be at home.  I am going to try harder thought to start getting out more.

I'm just lazy...  Getting worse about it and I need to do SOMETHING...  I mean anything.

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8 hours ago, HAL9000 said:

Getting worse about it and I need to do SOMETHING...  I mean anything.

Same here.  I just have to keep moving around doing anything.  When I was away I was able to get some exercise because of the sets of stairs, running around with the kids, cleaning up stuff.  But Idk how I'll do it, but I'm thinking of it.  This week I'll be mobile Tue-Thurs helping my mom out.

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Exercise always helped me.  Running for at least 10-15 mins, with some walk in between.  As long as you get a sweat going and are tired afterwards...

I should note that I did try to get through my problems with running and exercising alone and still always needed a little chemical help.  (sometimes a lot=) )

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