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Women Who Box: @Just_Lijertwood_Strong

A voice, a story and inspiration by Charlene Lijertwood - @just_lijertwood_strong

I started #boxing in lockdown March 2020 - all my coping mechanisms for my #MentalHealth had been stripped away from me and I felt myself trapped with my own demons.

My husband bought a #boxingbag for the garden and some pads and we slowly began the basics - he isn't a coach - but he's patient.

There was something about smashing a bag or pad that made me feel alive again - after feeling numb for so long through living with #PTSD. I started watching and following #boxers - I drilled basics and without realizing it I became addicted to the feeling I got from boxing.