I Want to Start Running Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 31 People

    I was running alot last fall

    but I hurt my knee really badly .. And I had to stop for a while . now I just walk alot but I miss the thrill of running . I'm just scared about my knee. Any advice ? Or anyone had the same experience?
    lisaisasil lisaisasil
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    Use to Then

    I use to run and not use to smoke.  I smoke now but I don't run.  I've been doing pull ups every couple of days but I really should get back into running, I use to get high from it and I was healthy but I was still depressed lol I don't mean cigs although it doesn...
    LostCocoa LostCocoa
    1 Response Jun 27, 2009

    So I used to be one of the top 10 runners at my

    school I went to states and although I never got within the top 3 I was pretty good and felt super fit. But when I left school 2 years ago I stopped running, I had no motivation no coach telling me to keep running. I started surfing more 3 or 4 times a week to keep fit. I am now...
    freochick freochick
    22-25, F
    Feb 6, 2014

    It's like good sex: long as I can keep it up, I only benefit

    Running is not an easy habit to pick up.  I applaud anyone who makes the effort, regardless of what level of success you achieve.  There are about one hundred things I enjoy more and would rather do than motivate myself, then struggle, especially after the first ninety...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jun 27, 2009
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