I’ve gained 5 pounds since I started taking antidepressants. I chalk it up to feeling better and then I eat more delicious food – so the weight gain is a good sign of my mental state, bad sign for the waistline. My pants are starting to feel a bit tight and even though I walk a lot, I don’t really bring my heartrate up very high to improve my aerobic ability, so I’ve changed my daily dog walk into my daily dog run. I hope this will enable my pants to fit again.
Ruby seems to enjoy picking up the pace a little as well. About halfway through our first run, she licked me on the knee as if to say, “Yah! We are running again – you go girl!”