We don't have control over other people, but we have control over ourselves. How we respond, how we react and how we go about comments, suggestions, feedback and actions of others.
That’s a real-life comment I got the other day…. Did it hurt? Yeah, a little. Not as bad as it may have once did. Did it me want to go back to the body I had a year ago, NOPE. And that right there is a HUGE step for me.
683 days of a body that didn’t feel safe. A body that was abused, unnourished, stressed and fatigued. But after a long, hard journey of repairing, nourishing, destressing and finding my light again, it came. FINALLY! All of this hard work FINALLY paid off!
Yep, its been almost 650 days since my last period. Crazy right?! Well, not really after all the damage I did to my body. BUT I’ve been doing everything “right” the last 180 days.
Why would you let a number make you decide on how you should feel about yourself? You step on a scale and you see a “good” number, we are trained to feel happy, excited, and good about ourselves. When you step on a scale and it gives us a “bad” number we feel discouraged, upset, and disappointed in ourselves.
Does Your Body Feel Safe? Feel like you’re doing EVERYTHING right and you are just not seeing the results you want? Maybe the first 10 lbs you lost were easy, and now the last 10 lbs you want to lose are just not coming off like the other weight did. Keep losing and then gaining that same 5 , 10 , 15 , 20 lbs?!
Take this journey with me and stop using exercise as a calorie burner or as a punishment, and instead as a way to feel better, and reward our bodies the opportunity to use it in different ways.