Confidence through Movement

I walked past the mirror and looked at my flabby body up and down for the fiftieth time today. All I saw was a bloated face with a ridiculous second chin. I saw the hanging gut, the thighs with too much jiggle, and a sagging butt. I didn’t see any beauty in my body atContinue reading “Confidence through Movement”

A Letter to my Body

Dear Body, I want to start off with an apology. I know I haven’t always treated you well. Not only did I not fully know what you needed, I straight up ignored you when you tried to tell me. I’m sorry about the abuse you went through by my own hand. I’m sorry for theContinue reading “A Letter to my Body”

Screw the Scale

I woke up excited and jumped out of bed. Today was the day. Today was the day that I was going to see the scale drop. I went to the bathroom and stayed on the toilet for at least 15 minutes after I was done. Just to make sure there’s nothing left that could impactContinue reading “Screw the Scale”

How to Break Free from the Scale

Our society is obsessed with the number on the scale. Even when people can straight up see that you’re smaller and have less body fat, they want to know “how much weight have you lost?!” The most frustrating thing that I have experienced in my quote unquote “weight loss journey” is that no one hasContinue reading “How to Break Free from the Scale”