Sometimes people are meant to come into our lives only for a brief moment to show us, or teach us something. The sooner we realize this, the sooner we can stop wasting energy on a schedule that isn't going to & get out of the daze that's keeping you from meeting more incredible people and finding better opportunities...
Fitness is not meant to control you or determine your worth based on aesthetics or your abilities. Fitness is meant to improve your quality of life, help manage stress, and serve as a fun way to connect with yourself and others. And the journey to finding what that means to you IS the best part about it all...
"Moderation is key" might be overly used, but when it's understood the actual complexity and challenging nature of moderation, it can be appreciated so much more. Here's how you find your own version of moderation.
"But I'm just trying to lose the weight first before I add muscle" ... "but lifting will make me bulky" ..."but --" ENOUGH.
Pinterest and Instagram will try to make you believe that all it takes is a simple quote on a cute background to turn your frown upside-down. And while the idea is there, it's very superficial. And usually I'm left in a deeper funk that where I started.
If I can be confident enough to wear something, despite my flaws/imperfections, then maybe, hopefully, others will feel inspired to feel comfortable enough in their own skin to do the same.
BOY DOES IT FEEL GOOD TO BE A WOMAN.