By Alisha Perkins
“Running house is a gorgeous ebook that, at the floor, is set operating, yet is basically approximately much more. it really is approximately facing anxiousness, discovering stability in existence, and remembering to run towards whatever and never clear of anything.”
—Joe Posnanski, big apple occasions bestselling writer and nationwide columnist for NBC Sports
As the spouse of a pro baseball participant, Alisha Perkins has lengthy struggled to discover an identification of her own—a fight made worse by way of an anxiousness sickness that has plagued her due to the fact that adolescence. One afternoon in the course of spring education, Alisha, longing for a couple of minutes to herself, makes a decision to take a brief run round the local. What she discovers is her first style of the elusive runner’s excessive, a unlock of her pent-up anxiousness, and an opportunity to discover her voice.
As Alisha progresses from shorter distances to complete marathons—eventually organizing charity races of her own—she is ready to permit cross of the nagging feel that she is “competent yet now not complete,” while the calls for of teaching compete with these of relatives and baseball.
A memoir that would resonate with someone who has struggled with self-doubt, working house is a poignant meditation at the steps that carry us again, and those who push us forward.
“A brutally sincere and engrossing tale a few woman’s struggles with medical anxiousness. . . . Her existence is outstanding, yet her humble and frank strategy makes her fight and tale suitable for all too a lot of us.”
—Karl Hoagland, writer of Ultrarunning Magazine
“Alisha Perkins has long gone to darkish areas, haunted by way of demons that threatened her very life. yet she selected to struggle again, and located solace and freedom via working. Hers is a narrative of conquer tragedy, and in her publication she speaks in truth and overtly approximately crawling from the depths to discover the light.”
—Dean Karnazes, ultramarathoner and ny instances bestselling author
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