When you exercise, there is a natural calm that comes from knowing that you did something with your body that day. Actually going and working out makes everything else easier and better … I have endometriosis, which has been chronic for me and at times very painful. I’ve also had mental health issues. I value my health and my happiness. And I’ve realized exercise can give me both of those things.
“I refuse to celebrate these bullshit before-and-after pictures,” Lena continued. “Don’t we have infinitely more pressing news to attend to?”