Walking into the competition area, I thought, "This is crazy. Why am I doing this?"
Zed Alexandra opens up about how jiu jitsu transformed her art and changed her relationship with depression and anxiety.
Hey, remember that time I moved to California - the jiu jitsu mecca - and stopped training? Yeah, that happened. Oops.
From what initially began as an obsessive measure designed as an outward display of masculinity, eventually developed into a means of self-destruction during periods where I was unable to verbalise or make sense of the fluid world around me.