How Running Helped This Mother Runner to Break the Bondage of Bipolar Disorder

Interview with 2020 Boston Marathon Qualifier Marybeth Gardner

TUNE IN: Apple | Spotify | Stitcher | Castbox | Google Play

 

* This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here.

Links Mentioned in Episode

Continue the discussions from the podcast in the #RedHotWinners Community!

 

Summary

Today’s mother runner is another 2020 Boston Marathon qualifier. She has had so much life happen to her, but one thing she has come to find is that running has made her a better wife and mother and also changed her life in many ways, including helping her battle and overcome bipolar and anxiety diagnoses she was given at a young age of 18. 

Marybeth Garnder has been running consistently since 2013. Her proudest moment as a runner happened in 2017 as she pushed her (then) 5-year-old daughter in a stroller 10 miles at a 9-minute pace.

She’s grateful for every day of running, and I’m grateful to be able to have her on today to share with you. By the end of this episode, you’ll find a new gratitude for whatever it is that helps you balance your life and find joy, whether it’s running or some other activity. We all need something to drive us that makes us happy that we can use it as fuel for our lives. Let’s get chatting!

Marybeth Gardner

Marybeth Gardner is a wife and mother of three first and foremost, runner second. She has been running consistently since 2013. Her proudest moment as a runner happened in 2017 as she pushed her (then) 5-year-old daughter in a stroller 10 miles at a 9-minute pace. Her running helps her to be a better wife and mother and has helped her through some of the darker times she has experienced.

 

Listen to the full episode to hear:

  • How she deals with Florida’s heat and humidity while training for races
  • How she’s dealt with and overcome a bipolar diagnosis she received in her late teen years
  • Her advice on breaking free from the bondage and truly going after your goal

Subscribe and Review in iTunes

If you’re not already subscribed to the Red Hot Mindset Podcast, I encourage you to do that today to ensure you don’t miss an episode. Let’s step into the fire and come out stronger! Click here to subscribe in iTunes. You can also subscribe on Spotify | Stitcher | Castbox | Google Play.

If you resonated with this last episode, please leave a review on iTunes. Reviews help others find my podcast and add it to their own library. Be sure to tune in because I may even feature your review on an upcoming episode! I appreciate you taking the extra time to share your thoughts.

Click here to share your review:

  • Click “Listen on Apple”
  • Select “Ratings and Reviews”
  • Select “Write a Review”
  • Share what your favorite things are about the podcast!

 

Step into the fire and come out stronger!

If you want to stay at the forefront with me, sign up for my newsletter where I bring mindset, goal-setting strategies, and encouragement directly to your inbox, and you will be in the know for future podcast episodes!

JOIN THE RED HOT WINNERS NEWSLETTER!

Transcript (lightly edited)



Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of