I wasn’t going to write a part two, but there are so many things that I have experienced over the past 8 weeks that I really should do more.
Since the fight there have been more than a few nasties out there, plenty on the left who are too gutless to step through the ropes themselves, and all of whom forget that what I did was for a charity.
None though are prepared to say to my face what they say on Twitter or Facebook.
But here is the real reason why I share things about my battle with depression, or weight-loss or boxing…so that others may learn and not allow what it is that is hampering their own progress to impede them any longer.
I feel that if I share then they should be able to, and especially for dealing with depression this is very important.
For every hater who is so consumed with their personal beef with me when they don’t even know me there are plenty of others who quietly write me heart-felt emails about changes that have come about for them as a result of what I have written.
I write this blog for me and no one else…but sometimes what I write or do helps others.
Let me tell you about after the event…I was walking out to the car where my gear was…the event was over and people were leaving.
It was Christchurch and the media had created a negative frenzy about me…problem was I was being congratulated by everyone…it was humbling…there was certainly not any animosity or so I thought.
As I walked over to the car a guy called out from across the car park. He waved me over….uh oh…Christchurch…big massive guy…more big massive guys nearby…just me…where’s my mates? Read more »