Strong Fitness Magazine Australia

LIVIN’ STRONG with Lex

CONTENT WARNING: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES SUICIDE AND MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

“When’s your next fight?”

Not an uncommon question to be asked when you’re a boxer. But my answer was ‘every day’.

Not because I was walking around swinging like a Dutch windmill caught in a hurricane, but because I was fighting an invisible disease. A disease that had me so perplexed because I, like most people, couldn’t find an answer to the question: ‘well, what’s wrong with you?’. I had no idea.

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