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Change your mindset…

I have a WIDE back that is comparable to a football player.
My arms are CHUNKY and much BIGGER than I’d like.
I have stretch marks on my thighs thanks to a body that grew far too LARGE and fast.
My thighs are thick and spread to the size of TEXAS when I sit.
I struggle with ACNE that could rival a 13 year old.
My stomach has ROLLS and JIGGLES when I move.
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Let me rephrase that…
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I have a STRONG back and shoulders that allow me to lift my own body weight in a pull up.
My arms are SOLID and can CARRY all I need.
I have TIGER STRIPES on my thighs that show I had a HEALTHY and THRIVING growth spurt where I was well nourished.
I am GRATEFUL for my STRONG thighs that allow me to step out of bed every single day.
My face is MARKED by my smile.
My STOMACH jiggles when I laugh, workout, and MOVE and for that I am so grateful
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Self Love

To all the women who place your self worth on your external appearance…please stop.
You are not a Number
You are not a Size
You are not a Measurement
You are not Fat, Skinny, Curvy, or Chunky
What does define you is your heart, your kindness, your compassion, and your love for others. Never forget that. 💕👯

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Comparison

Want to know something I’m working on…COMPARISON. We live in a world where we’re constantly comparing to someone else, whether it’s their fitness, their knowledge, their job, their body, there is always that piece of us thinking we’re just NOT GOOD ENOUGH because we’re not as good as them.

But guess what…you’re NEVER going to be just like that “goal body”, lifestyle, athlete, model, coach, whoever it is you’re comparing yourself to, because they’re just not YOU.

Instead start focusing on being your own goals, your own best self, your own role model. When you start focusing on improving YOU and only YOU you’ll be AMAZED at how much you GROW. Be different. Be confident in WHO YOU ARE.

Challenge yourself to see how far YOU can go.💛

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In the Pursuit of Perfection

Confession: I was a having a TOUGH time last week. While I try to keep things positive, this was not one of my better days. I got stuck in my own head and wasted a good 30 minutes looking at fitness accounts on instagram. I wished my waist was smaller, I weighed 10lbs less, I had more curves, and continued to nitpick until I had enough.

It is so easy to preach self-love. It is so easy to insist upon loving our bodies and being enough as we are. It is so easy to say this and see this for others.

But, putting it into action, that’s the tricky part. I am not perfect, nor do I pretend to be. I have my own battles, and demons, and even my days of feeling like a blob but I’m working on it.

Just a reminder that I’m still on my journey too, and if you’re having a bad day, I’ve been there too. We all have. Take a minute to realize though that these are just your thoughts, on bad days, and they will happen, and that’s okay. What’s not okay is continuing to allow them or accept them as the truth. You ARE perfect right now, exactly as you are, and maybe you can’t see that yet, but chances are those around you already do.

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