Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running from Madness Audiobook

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by Suzy Favor Hamilton
The previous center length Olympic runner and substantial-finish escort speaks out for the 1st time about her fight with psychological ailment, and how mania controlled and compelled her in competitors, but also in lifestyle. This is a heartbreakingly trustworthy nevertheless hopeful memoir reminiscent of Manic, Electroboy, and An Unquiet Mind.Throughout the 1990s, a few-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton was the darling of American observe and discipline. An fantastic runner, a major sports activities attire spokesperson, and a fortunately married spouse, she was the design for an energetic, healthy, and healthful existence. But her perfect facade masked a darkish real truth: manic despair and bipolar problem that drove her obsession to perform and win. For several years following leaving the track, Suzy wrestled with her issue, as well as the loss of a shut good friend, conflicted feelings about motherhood and her relationship, and lingering disgrace about her athletic job. Following a misdiagnosis and a advice for medication that only e…

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