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Runner's High Feeding My Addiction or Helping Recovery?

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Runner's High Feeding My Addiction or Helping Recovery?

Injuries suck. Worse than that, not being able to run sucks. Before you cut me off, I promise I am not going to waste your time reading my complaints through toxic word vomit. This is more about a lesson in balance and moderation, valuable to any person in recovery. Some people choose running for health benefits, mental health equilibrium, or a temporary escape. An addict in recovery may choose running to chase a runner’s high. While driving to work today, I passed runners on the streets and sidewalks I generally run on. I cannot help but feel a twinge of...

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