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Cheery hues brighten my day 🌼

2019-07-18 04:34   13 4

 

Cheery hues brighten my day 🌼

Well it's been a long couple of days & I let my fitness slide. It happens, life happens. So , today I started back up but I just did a random program from my fitness library. On Monday I will restart my 21 day program & this time I will follow it & finish it #strongaf. .
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I could of let this turn into a summer long excuse, because we all know summers are busy AF, but I'm worth more than that , & I'm not going back to my old ways of putting myself last & neither should you . Always remember you are Worthy AF.

2019-07-18 04:02   22 1

 

Well it's been a long couple of days & I let my fitness slide. It happens, life happens. So , today I started back up but I just did a random program from my fitness library. On Monday I will restart my 21 day program & this time I will follow it & finish it #strongaf. . . I could of let this turn into a summer long excuse, because we all know summers are busy AF, but I'm worth more than that , & I'm not going back to my old ways of putting myself last & neither should you . Always remember you are Worthy AF.

💯💯💯 I'm 6ft tall, got curves & red hair - there isn't really much about me that blends in & I LOVE it that way

This is me - you can take me or leave me but I'm comfortable in who I am 💕

 #wellbeing #wellness #health #lifestyle #blog #blogger #happy #healthyhappylife #lifestyleblogger #positivevibes #positivehabits #bodyimage #positivebodyimage #bodylove #bodyacceptance #mentalhealth #mentalhealthmatters #inspireothers #carefree #single #love #loveyourself #behappy #quote #selfcare #dowhatyoulove #liveyourlife #travel #quotes @life_lemons_lemonade_

2019-07-18 03:41   9 1

 

💯💯💯 I'm 6ft tall, got curves & red hair - there isn't really much about me that blends in & I LOVE it that way This is me - you can take me or leave me but I'm comfortable in who I am 💕 #wellbeing #wellness #health #lifestyle #blog #blogger #happy #healthyhappylife #lifestyleblogger #positivevibes #positivehabits #bodyimage #positivebodyimage #bodylove #bodyacceptance #mentalhealth #mentalhealthmatters #inspireothers #carefree #single #love #loveyourself #behappy #quote #selfcare #dowhatyoulove #liveyourlife #travel #quotes @life_lemons_lemonade_

@reflectwholenesstherapy
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What DOES bring wholeness?
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🌝 Wholeness is having balance in all aspects of life—physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, financial, environmental, and relational/social. It’s not perfection, and it’s not a final destination. Wholeness needs to be recalibrated throughout life.
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🌝 Eating clean, eating right, and even eating balanced only addresses one aspect of wholeness.
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🌝 Those struggling with ED often convince themselves that the way they eat will bring wholeness, but find their lives even further off balance in all other areas.
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🌝 If you’re searching for wholeness, adopting more food rules usually doesn’t work.
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🌝 I’m curious, how do you find wholeness in your life?
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2019-07-18 03:33   7 1

 

@reflectwholenesstherapy ・・・ What DOES bring wholeness . 🌝 Wholeness is having balance in all aspects of life—physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, financial, environmental, and relational/social. It’s not perfection, and it’s not a final destination. Wholeness needs to be recalibrated throughout life. . 🌝 Eating clean, eating right, and even eating balanced only addresses one aspect of wholeness. . 🌝 Those struggling with ED often convince themselves that the way they eat will bring wholeness, but find their lives even further off balance in all other areas. . 🌝 If you’re searching for wholeness, adopting more food rules usually doesn’t work. . 🌝 I’m curious, how do you find wholeness in your life . . . #reflectwholeness #reflectwholenesstherapy #positivebodyimage #bodypositive #edrecovery #personalgrowth #wellnessblogger #haes #intuitiveeating #trustyourbody #seemorebemore #morethanabody #therapy #therapistlife #therapyiscool #therapist #therapistthoughts #therapistlifestyle #therapistatwork

I commit to 100. On August 5th I will be committing to completing 💯 workouts over the next few months.
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At first, the thought of committing to a goal this big seemed pretty daunting. Most of the programs I’ve recently done were 3 weeks, 4 weeks, even 6 weeks. But not 100 workouts.
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But then I realized that the only reason I wasn’t going to commit to 100 is because I didn’t think I could do it.
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I’m always the first to tell people that they can achieve any goal they set out for themselves, so why would I exclude myself from that same statement?!
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So I’m fighting through that self doubt and choosing to commit to 100 workouts.
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These are 20-30 minute workouts, consisting of cardio, weights, MMA, + yoga & recovery days. You don’t have to complete 100 in 100 days, just at whatever pace you set for yourself.
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🎉🎉🎉 This program is currently $20 off for a limited time, AND I have promo codes for an additional $10 off that I can share with 3 people. 🎉🎉🎉
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The time will pass anyway. Invest in yourself and commit to 💯 with me.
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 #icommitto100 #embraceyourreal #morningmeltdown #morningworkouts #workoutroutine #fitnesstrainer #findyourbalance #selflove #adidaswomen #lifestyleblogger #fitnessblogger #nycblogger #nycfitness #adidaswomennyc #embracechange #fitnessmotivation #changeyourlife #positivebodyimage #bodypositivity #bopowarrior #mentaltransformation #mentalhealthawareness #transformationchallenge #findyourstrong #bbgcommunity #girlswhoworkout #athomeworkouts

2019-07-18 02:56   34 4

 

I commit to 100. On August 5th I will be committing to completing 💯 workouts over the next few months. . At first, the thought of committing to a goal this big seemed pretty daunting. Most of the programs I’ve recently done were 3 weeks, 4 weeks, even 6 weeks. But not 100 workouts. . But then I realized that the only reason I wasn’t going to commit to 100 is because I didn’t think I could do it. . I’m always the first to tell people that they can achieve any goal they set out for themselves, so why would I exclude myself from that same statement! . So I’m fighting through that self doubt and choosing to commit to 100 workouts. . These are 20-30 minute workouts, consisting of cardio, weights, MMA, + yoga & recovery days. You don’t have to complete 100 in 100 days, just at whatever pace you set for yourself. . 🎉🎉🎉 This program is currently $20 off for a limited time, AND I have promo codes for an additional $10 off that I can share with 3 people. 🎉🎉🎉 . The time will pass anyway. Invest in yourself and commit to 💯 with me. . . . . #icommitto100 #embraceyourreal #morningmeltdown #morningworkouts #workoutroutine #fitnesstrainer #findyourbalance #selflove #adidaswomen #lifestyleblogger #fitnessblogger #nycblogger #nycfitness #adidaswomennyc #embracechange #fitnessmotivation #changeyourlife #positivebodyimage #bodypositivity #bopowarrior #mentaltransformation #mentalhealthawareness #transformationchallenge #findyourstrong #bbgcommunity #girlswhoworkout #athomeworkouts

We regret to announce that Dodie Askegard will no longer be able to join us for the Master Class this Saturday, July 20. Stay tuned for more master class opportunities to come!

Photo by @karinlynnphotography

2019-07-18 02:12   64 1

 

We regret to announce that Dodie Askegard will no longer be able to join us for the Master Class this Saturday, July 20. Stay tuned for more master class opportunities to come! Photo by @karinlynnphotography

This is the only cycle I want to get caught up in anymore!!! No more toxic vicious cycles for this girl!!! 💯 *
 #wls #missionslimspossible #bariatricbeast #rnywarrior #fattofit #bossbabe #fitfeelsfabulous #weightlossjourney #fitmomma #biggirlfit #igotthis #newmewhodis #rnysurgery #rnyoctober2018 #bariatricbabe #fitnessjourney #nevergiveup #wlsfamily #lifechanges #positivebodyimage #mommotivation #fitnesswarrior #youcandoit #innerbadass #healthiswealth #instaglam #progressnotperfection

2019-07-18 01:58   9 1

 
I'm not sure what this workout would consist of but I'm pretty sure I need it in my life!!!! Who's gonna be the big spender and send me a copy?!?!? 😂😂😂
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 #wls #missionslimspossible #bariatricbeast #rnywarrior #fattofit #bossbabe #fitfeelsfabulous #weightlossjourney #fitmomma #biggirlfit #igotthis #newmewhodis #rnysurgery #rnyoctober2018 #bariatricbabe #fitnessjourney #nevergiveup #wlsfamily #lifechanges #positivebodyimage #mommotivation #fitnesswarrior #youcandoit #innerbadass #healthiswealth #instaglam #progressnotperfection

2019-07-18 01:52   3 0

 
This post is for EVERY PERSON who has a I-will-wear-you-when-I-finally-lose-the-weight swimsuit hanging in their closet, hidden in a drawer, or haven’t even left the bag and still have the tags on. ⁣
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I practice what I post (see last post), so I tore open my bag and tried my swimsuit on - with the tags still attached. 🤣⁣
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I asked my three year old, a @Vogue editor-in-training, a mini @AndreLTalley, his thoughts on my swimsuit. ⁣⁣⁣
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I fully expected him to point out my large love handles, my “baby” back fat, or my saggy side boob situation.⁣⁣⁣
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Instead he based his review on the merit of suit, not the size of my body. ⁣⁣⁣
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He reminded me that what I see in the mirror is a reflection of how I see myself, not necessarily how others see me. ⁣⁣⁣
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I don’t know if I’ll ever wear this boobalicious @dippindaisys swimsuit to the pool or the beach because my “floatation” devices might just “float” away. 🤣⁣⁣⁣
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But I do know that I went from feeling self conscious about my postpartum body to feeling confident + voluptuous.⁣⁣⁣
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Even if my three year old doesn’t think I’m “stylish”...and I look like a dinosaur. 🦖⁣
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rawr, @medicatedmotherhood

2019-07-18 01:50   5 1

 

This post is for EVERY PERSON who has a I-will-wear-you-when-I-finally-lose-the-weight swimsuit hanging in their closet, hidden in a drawer, or haven’t even left the bag and still have the tags on. ⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ I practice what I post (see last post), so I tore open my bag and tried my swimsuit on - with the tags still attached. 🤣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ I asked my three year old, a @Vogue editor-in-training, a mini @AndreLTalley, his thoughts on my swimsuit. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ I fully expected him to point out my large love handles, my “baby” back fat, or my saggy side boob situation.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Instead he based his review on the merit of suit, not the size of my body. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ He reminded me that what I see in the mirror is a reflection of how I see myself, not necessarily how others see me. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ I don’t know if I’ll ever wear this boobalicious @dippindaisys swimsuit to the pool or the beach because my “floatation” devices might just “float” away. 🤣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ But I do know that I went from feeling self conscious about my postpartum body to feeling confident + voluptuous.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Even if my three year old doesn’t think I’m “stylish”...and I look like a dinosaur. 🦖⁣ ⁣ rawr, @medicatedmotherhood

REMEMBER!!! symptoms of anxiety, depression, eating disorders often tell us REAL & important information about the situations and people in our lives. They are our “alarm system”- our cue something is off in our environment and to pay attention. -
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We often pathologize these symptoms when in reality they can be wielded as gifts- of intense intuition and premonition-
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The key to such insight is surrounding ourselves with teachers to show us how to use them 🤟
Love yahhhh lovies: Sarah
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 #rosaparks #quote #edrecovery #neda #positivebodyimage #mentalhealthblogger #mentalhealth

2019-07-18 01:47   11 0

 

REMEMBER!!! symptoms of anxiety, depression, eating disorders often tell us REAL & important information about the situations and people in our lives. They are our “alarm system”- our cue something is off in our environment and to pay attention. - - - We often pathologize these symptoms when in reality they can be wielded as gifts- of intense intuition and premonition- - - - The key to such insight is surrounding ourselves with teachers to show us how to use them 🤟 Love yahhhh lovies: Sarah . . . #rosaparks #quote #edrecovery #neda #positivebodyimage #mentalhealthblogger #mentalhealth

This lil chook...🥰
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Ava says to me yesterday...”Mama, I just want you to stay like this forever...I don’t want to be old and ‘frinkly’!...I want you to be just like this forever...” 😂
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My initial thoughts were - also me! 😳🙌🏽 Not keen on the ‘frinkly’ either baby girl! 😂...
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I quickly realised that this was one of those poignant opportunities to talk about ‘inside versus outside’ beauty and that being ‘frinkly’ means you have laughed, smiled every day and lived! .
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Kinda gave me a little wake up call that we really are most impressionable with our actions and how we talk about ourselves, our bodies and our confidence...
Here’s to raising confident girls who totally embrace and love their bodies and uniqueness - in all its forms 🙌🏽💛
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 #raisinggirls #rolemodeling #whogavehergum #consciousparenting #positivedialogue #innerbeauty #confidence #positivebodyimage #selflove  #workinprogress #frinkly #mamalife #lovemyfamily #tribe #whanau #avapaige #inspiringlifeco

2019-07-18 01:46   15 0

 

This lil chook...🥰 . . Ava says to me yesterday...”Mama, I just want you to stay like this forever...I don’t want to be old and ‘frinkly’!...I want you to be just like this forever...” 😂 . . My initial thoughts were - also me! 😳🙌🏽 Not keen on the ‘frinkly’ either baby girl! 😂... . . I quickly realised that this was one of those poignant opportunities to talk about ‘inside versus outside’ beauty and that being ‘frinkly’ means you have laughed, smiled every day and lived! . . Kinda gave me a little wake up call that we really are most impressionable with our actions and how we talk about ourselves, our bodies and our confidence... Here’s to raising confident girls who totally embrace and love their bodies and uniqueness - in all its forms 🙌🏽💛 . . #raisinggirls #rolemodeling #whogavehergum #consciousparenting #positivedialogue #innerbeauty #confidence #positivebodyimage #selflove #workinprogress #frinkly #mamalife #lovemyfamily #tribe #whanau #avapaige #inspiringlifeco

Tag your momma friends below....we all need this reminder at times 🤗
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How many times do we see pictures of other moms or families and feel like they’ve got it all together and their families are perfect? Like they’ve just got it all figured out.
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STOP 🛑 right there girl! NOONE is perfect! NOONE!
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This picture was fun and captures our family to the T!
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Things are never perfect for us.....
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For example this picture was supposed to be of just PJ and I...B couldn’t stay away(surprise 🤪) and then Keaston joined in...
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It wasn’t perfect, it wasn’t planned BUT IT’S PERFECTLY US ♥️.
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Find your joy girl! You aren’t meant to live anyone else’s life but yours right now, in this moment!!! .
If we only ever compare to those around us, we totally miss this amazing life we’ve been blessed to live.
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LIVE IT AUTHENTICALLY AND WITHOUT APOLOGY 🤗
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Your mess is beautiful because it’s yours!!

2019-07-18 01:39   38 1

 

Tag your momma friends below....we all need this reminder at times 🤗 . How many times do we see pictures of other moms or families and feel like they’ve got it all together and their families are perfect Like they’ve just got it all figured out. . STOP 🛑 right there girl! NOONE is perfect! NOONE! . This picture was fun and captures our family to the T! . Things are never perfect for us..... . For example this picture was supposed to be of just PJ and I...B couldn’t stay away(surprise 🤪) and then Keaston joined in... . It wasn’t perfect, it wasn’t planned BUT IT’S PERFECTLY US ♥️. . Find your joy girl! You aren’t meant to live anyone else’s life but yours right now, in this moment!!! . If we only ever compare to those around us, we totally miss this amazing life we’ve been blessed to live. . LIVE IT AUTHENTICALLY AND WITHOUT APOLOGY 🤗 . Your mess is beautiful because it’s yours!!

When a number on the scale directly impacts our sense of self-worth, it’s a sign that we’ve anchored some portion of our identity in our physical appearance. Many of us have fallen prey to the lie that our worth is tied to our weight and, as a result, we end up berating ourselves and doubling down on trying to change our bodies at the expense of trying to change our mindset. .
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To break free from “body image prison,” we must anchor our identity in the only thing that is constant and unchanging – God’s truth. We must find our value not in what we have, what we do, what we look like, or what other people say about us, but in Christ and who He says we are.
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Lisa-Jo addresses this topic in the chapter, “The Scale is Not the Boss of You” from her new book, The Middle Matters. In her words, “It’s about knowing that you are unconditionally loved no matter what you look like, weigh in at, sound like, talk like, think like…You are loved because you were created by a God who is love.”
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You are also chosen, equipped, and empowered - a beautiful daughter of the one true King. THIS is what makes you valuable ❤️ .
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To order Lisa-Jo’s new book, go to lisajobaker.com/booksale. For a list of positive affirmations to anchor your identity in God’s truth, check out my Resource Library. See the link in my bio ☝️
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 #selfworth #identity #bodyimage #scale #weight #weightloss #negativevoices #negativemindset #criticism #positiveaffirmations #positivemindset #positivebodyimage #truth #godstruth #loved #youareloved #godislove #chosen #equipped #empowered #physicalappearance #lisajobaker #themiddlemattersbook #thescaleisnotthebossofme

2019-07-18 01:37   5 0

 

When a number on the scale directly impacts our sense of self-worth, it’s a sign that we’ve anchored some portion of our identity in our physical appearance. Many of us have fallen prey to the lie that our worth is tied to our weight and, as a result, we end up berating ourselves and doubling down on trying to change our bodies at the expense of trying to change our mindset. . . To break free from “body image prison,” we must anchor our identity in the only thing that is constant and unchanging – God’s truth. We must find our value not in what we have, what we do, what we look like, or what other people say about us, but in Christ and who He says we are. . Lisa-Jo addresses this topic in the chapter, “The Scale is Not the Boss of You” from her new book, The Middle Matters. In her words, “It’s about knowing that you are unconditionally loved no matter what you look like, weigh in at, sound like, talk like, think like…You are loved because you were created by a God who is love.” . You are also chosen, equipped, and empowered - a beautiful daughter of the one true King. THIS is what makes you valuable ❤️ . . To order Lisa-Jo’s new book, go to lisajobaker.com/booksale. For a list of positive affirmations to anchor your identity in God’s truth, check out my Resource Library. See the link in my bio ☝️ . #selfworth #identity #bodyimage #scale #weight #weightloss #negativevoices #negativemindset #criticism #positiveaffirmations #positivemindset #positivebodyimage #truth #godstruth #loved #youareloved #godislove #chosen #equipped #empowered #physicalappearance #lisajobaker #themiddlemattersbook #thescaleisnotthebossofme

“If you’re still bringing the bullshit baby, you need to let that go. You need to tell yourself, not now, not now.” @codyrigsby .
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Maybe that’s why I make investing in my health such a priority....because it’s losing all the baggage and BS that at times can consume me and for those moments, escape into a world that unapologetically focuses on me. It’s my time to be selfish for me, to say yes to me, to be strong for me, to cheer for me, to show up for me.... so as I get off the bike, I can use that investment to pour into the little eyes that depend on me. And nothing makes me feeling stronger and ready to take on the day than channeling my inner Elsa and letting that 💩 go. .
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WOD: Pop Ride with @codyrigsby , Low Impact Ride with @hmc_nyc , Cool Down Ride with @denis__morton .
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Top: The “Tiffany” from @embrace_everybody_

2019-07-18 01:35   148 41

 

“If you’re still bringing the bullshit baby, you need to let that go. You need to tell yourself, not now, not now.” @codyrigsby . . . Maybe that’s why I make investing in my health such a priority....because it’s losing all the baggage and BS that at times can consume me and for those moments, escape into a world that unapologetically focuses on me. It’s my time to be selfish for me, to say yes to me, to be strong for me, to cheer for me, to show up for me.... so as I get off the bike, I can use that investment to pour into the little eyes that depend on me. And nothing makes me feeling stronger and ready to take on the day than channeling my inner Elsa and letting that 💩 go. . . WOD: Pop Ride with @codyrigsby , Low Impact Ride with @hmc_nyc , Cool Down Ride with @denis__morton . . Top: The “Tiffany” from @embrace_everybody_

Which mindset do you resignate with 
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Do you bounce between, or identify with one more than the other? 💙

2019-07-18 01:04   4 1

 

Which mindset do you resignate with most 🤷‍♀️ . Do you bounce between, or identify with one more than the other 💙

I Love The Feeling by Therosia 
I love the feeling/
Of my hips swinging/
I love my sass/
I love my charm/
I love the feeling/
Of my hips swinging/
I love my class/
I love this form/
I love the feeling/
Of my hips swinging/
I love my mass/
I love... 🍑
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❤🍑❤🍑 It took me time to love my body and realize that the appreciation of it is not conceited. Loving oneself is about self acceptance and care. We can only give to others that which we have first given to ourselves. So love them big ole hips! Love that beautiful round booty! Love those voluminous breasts! Love those small ones! Love your large or small frame!! Love yourself!! Give yourself permission to enjoy the feeling of being in your own skin!! That way, you can love others in theirs without jealousy, criticism, comparison or envy....Love yourself so you can love others!! 🍑
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❤🍑❤🍑 #God1st #positive #positivethoughts #selfcare #positivebodyimage #selflove #Therosia #TheRenaissance #IamTheRenaissance #PursuingPurpose #Lovepoem #shameoffyou #bigbootyproblems

2019-07-18 01:02   5 0

 

I Love The Feeling by Therosia I love the feeling/ Of my hips swinging/ I love my sass/ I love my charm/ I love the feeling/ Of my hips swinging/ I love my class/ I love this form/ I love the feeling/ Of my hips swinging/ I love my mass/ I love... 🍑 ❤ 🍑 ❤ 🍑 ❤🍑❤🍑 It took me time to love my body and realize that the appreciation of it is not conceited. Loving oneself is about self acceptance and care. We can only give to others that which we have first given to ourselves. So love them big ole hips! Love that beautiful round booty! Love those voluminous breasts! Love those small ones! Love your large or small frame!! Love yourself!! Give yourself permission to enjoy the feeling of being in your own skin!! That way, you can love others in theirs without jealousy, criticism, comparison or envy....Love yourself so you can love others!! 🍑 ❤ 🍑 ❤ 🍑 ❤🍑❤🍑 #God1st #positive #positivethoughts #selfcare #positivebodyimage #selflove #Therosia #TheRenaissance #IamTheRenaissance #PursuingPurpose #Lovepoem #shameoffyou #bigbootyproblems

I’m gonna keep this post short and simple💕
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Never deprive yourself of the treats you love, just find alternatives! I am an absolute foodie and if I could eat only one food for the rest of my life it probably would be pasta. But I remember when I decided to acknowledge the fact that I do have an allergy to gluten and dairy I thought I had to give up my love for pasta; but that’s far from true!! Today I went out to lunch @olivegarden and was able to get gluten free pasta with unlimited salad. Pair it up with some lemon water and I was living my best life. When you go out, look for the signs of gluten free or vegan options. If you aren’t sure of something, ask your waiter or waitress!
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Change your mindset and be open to options and see how happy you really can be with eating healthy. I actually find myself reaching for the alternatives more than their not so healthy originals. Just look around and see what is out there!:)
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 #eatingclean #physiquefreak #womenphysique #instafitnessgirls #nutritiontips #strongwoman #strongbodystrongmind #bodypositivity #holisticwellness #paleoideas #paleofriendly #fitness #positivebodyimage #fitgirlcode #womensworkout #positivethought #motivate #positivelife #trustyourself #workoutlife #hustlequotes #successfulmindset #positivevibes #positivityisthekey #positivewords

2019-07-18 01:00   4 0

 

I’m gonna keep this post short and simple💕 <><><><><><><><><><><><><> Never deprive yourself of the treats you love, just find alternatives! I am an absolute foodie and if I could eat only one food for the rest of my life it probably would be pasta. But I remember when I decided to acknowledge the fact that I do have an allergy to gluten and dairy I thought I had to give up my love for pasta; but that’s far from true!! Today I went out to lunch @olivegarden and was able to get gluten free pasta with unlimited salad. Pair it up with some lemon water and I was living my best life. When you go out, look for the signs of gluten free or vegan options. If you aren’t sure of something, ask your waiter or waitress! <><><><><><><><><><><><><>< Change your mindset and be open to options and see how happy you really can be with eating healthy. I actually find myself reaching for the alternatives more than their not so healthy originals. Just look around and see what is out there!:) <><><><><><><><><><><><><>< #eatingclean #physiquefreak #womenphysique #instafitnessgirls #nutritiontips #strongwoman #strongbodystrongmind #bodypositivity #holisticwellness #paleoideas #paleofriendly #fitness #positivebodyimage #fitgirlcode #womensworkout #positivethought #motivate #positivelife #trustyourself #workoutlife #hustlequotes #successfulmindset #positivevibes #positivityisthekey #positivewords

True for plants.🌱
Biceps.💪🏻
And your thoughts.💭 I work with clients on their mindset around food, movement and their body. 
It’s what makes the work I do for weight loss, reducing stress and increasing energy unique. 
Link in bio to book a Discovery Session and start focusing on what you want...instead of what you don’t want.

 #alwayshungry #emotionaleating

2019-07-18 00:54   6 1

 

True for plants.🌱 Biceps.💪🏻 And your thoughts.💭 I work with clients on their mindset around food, movement and their body. It’s what makes the work I do for weight loss, reducing stress and increasing energy unique. Link in bio to book a Discovery Session and start focusing on what you want...instead of what you don’t want. #alwayshungry #emotionaleating

I am so happy to meet my online patient in person. @amitshah24

An afternoon well spend with an inspiration and an amazing human being @lilychoinaturalhealing has been instrumental in coaching me through health and metabolism and meeting her was a fanboy moment for me.. Her principles on health and holistic wellness have been beneficial to many and i am no exception..her passion on her practise is second to none and i am fortunate to have got to spend some time with her.. Thank you so much for your time....
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@lilychoinaturalhealing

2019-07-18 00:46   308 8

 

I am so happy to meet my online patient in person. @amitshah24 An afternoon well spend with an inspiration and an amazing human being @lilychoinaturalhealing has been instrumental in coaching me through health and metabolism and meeting her was a fanboy moment for me.. Her principles on health and holistic wellness have been beneficial to many and i am no exception..her passion on her practise is second to none and i am fortunate to have got to spend some time with her.. Thank you so much for your time.... . . . . @lilychoinaturalhealing

« Body positive » de toi.

Les démarcations de bronzage sur mon corps sont éloquentes. Elles racontent des histoires de course, de vélo, de virées éternelles au parc avec mes enfants... Mais, aucune histoire ne se déroule dans ce maillot de bain. Aucune. Il n’a même jamais vu la lumière directe du soleil. Je l’ai pourtant acheté de mon plein gré. Dans une journée de pleine conscience. Sans pression de plaire ou déplaire à qui que ce soit en me disant que moi aussi j’étais de ces femmes du mouvement « body positive ». Et j’en suis ! Pour toutes ces femmes, de toutes ces tailles, de tous ces aspects corporels distincts... Toutes ! Sauf, pour moi.

Dans les dernières années, j’ai beaucoup cheminé. Je me suis détachée du regard et de la pression des autres à force de construire mon estime de moi. Mais, mon propre regard sur mon corps reste le plus dévastateur. J’aimerais sourire à dents déployées sur cette photo, mais le naturel reste de faire cette grimace d’incertitude. Cette mimique d’une femme admirative de toutes les autres, contemplative de leur beauté, dénonciatrice des remarques désobligeantes qu’elles ont envers elles-mêmes, supporter du mouvement vers une diversité corporelle dans les médias... Pourquoi est-ce si difficile d’avoir cette force intérieure envers moi-même ?

J’aimerais te dire que je regarde vers l’avenir et me vois atteindre cet état de confiance personnelle intérieur, d’enfiler un maillot deux-pièces pour aller me baigner chez des amis parce que les standards de beauté plastique de la société ont à ce point évolué... Mais, je ne peux pas le faire, parce qu’ici ce n’est pas la société qui me freine, mais bel et bien cette incapacité à être « body positive » de moi.

 #bodypositive #bodyawareness #imageducorps #corps #positivebodyimage #femme #women #mom #maman #diversity #bodydiversity

2019-07-18 00:44   333 23

 

« Body positive » de toi. Les démarcations de bronzage sur mon corps sont éloquentes. Elles racontent des histoires de course, de vélo, de virées éternelles au parc avec mes enfants... Mais, aucune histoire ne se déroule dans ce maillot de bain. Aucune. Il n’a même jamais vu la lumière directe du soleil. Je l’ai pourtant acheté de mon plein gré. Dans une journée de pleine conscience. Sans pression de plaire ou déplaire à qui que ce soit en me disant que moi aussi j’étais de ces femmes du mouvement « body positive ». Et j’en suis ! Pour toutes ces femmes, de toutes ces tailles, de tous ces aspects corporels distincts... Toutes ! Sauf, pour moi. Dans les dernières années, j’ai beaucoup cheminé. Je me suis détachée du regard et de la pression des autres à force de construire mon estime de moi. Mais, mon propre regard sur mon corps reste le plus dévastateur. J’aimerais sourire à dents déployées sur cette photo, mais le naturel reste de faire cette grimace d’incertitude. Cette mimique d’une femme admirative de toutes les autres, contemplative de leur beauté, dénonciatrice des remarques désobligeantes qu’elles ont envers elles-mêmes, supporter du mouvement vers une diversité corporelle dans les médias... Pourquoi est-ce si difficile d’avoir cette force intérieure envers moi-même J’aimerais te dire que je regarde vers l’avenir et me vois atteindre cet état de confiance personnelle intérieur, d’enfiler un maillot deux-pièces pour aller me baigner chez des amis parce que les standards de beauté plastique de la société ont à ce point évolué... Mais, je ne peux pas le faire, parce qu’ici ce n’est pas la société qui me freine, mais bel et bien cette incapacité à être « body positive » de moi. #bodypositive #bodyawareness #imageducorps #corps #positivebodyimage #femme #women #mom #maman #diversity #bodydiversity

Quando vc sentiu vergonha do seu corpo? Ou quando ele te incomodou? 🤔
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Eu sempre tive problemas com minhas pernas grossas. Quando era pequena, nos anos 80/90, a Xuxa e as paquitas eram o estereótipo lançando na TV 📺... sempre quis aquelas botas 👢 que elas usavam, e sabe de uma coisa, elas nunca me serviram. 
Lembro bem eu tentando vestir uma dessas, era emborrachada. Para a cabeça de uma criança 🧒🏻 não foi fácil.
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Com o passar do tempo, a gente vai aprendendo, mas mesmo assim continua se frustrando. Talvez até hoje. Tamanhos maiores, que mesmo maiores, não servem! 🙃🤦🏼‍♀️ .
Mas, de toda a forma e com qualquer forma, a gente precisa viver, encarar e no final das contas, com pernas grossas (ou finas) vc precisa se olhar, vc precisa se amar! 💕💕💕 .
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Foto: @nando_velho
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 #serplus #plussizelife #plussizebrasil #plussizelifestyle #positivebodyimage #corpo #gorda #apreciese #seamemais #amorproprio #empoderamento #temmaior #tamanhogg

2019-07-18 00:42   53 2

 

Quando vc sentiu vergonha do seu corpo Ou quando ele te incomodou 🤔 . Eu sempre tive problemas com minhas pernas grossas. Quando era pequena, nos anos 80/90, a Xuxa e as paquitas eram o estereótipo lançando na TV 📺... sempre quis aquelas botas 👢 que elas usavam, e sabe de uma coisa, elas nunca me serviram. Lembro bem eu tentando vestir uma dessas, era emborrachada. Para a cabeça de uma criança 🧒🏻 não foi fácil. . Com o passar do tempo, a gente vai aprendendo, mas mesmo assim continua se frustrando. Talvez até hoje. Tamanhos maiores, que mesmo maiores, não servem! 🙃🤦🏼‍♀️ . Mas, de toda a forma e com qualquer forma, a gente precisa viver, encarar e no final das contas, com pernas grossas (ou finas) vc precisa se olhar, vc precisa se amar! 💕💕💕 . . Foto: @nando_velho . . #serplus #plussizelife #plussizebrasil #plussizelifestyle #positivebodyimage #corpo #gorda #apreciese #seamemais #amorproprio #empoderamento #temmaior #tamanhogg

To my twenty-something, younger self,
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If there’s anything I could share with you, it’s these 5 things I’ve learned the hard way.... Life is hard but if you get out of your own way....you can do anything.

Don’t ever judge yourself in comparison to others. It’s a true thief of joy. Instead, judge yourself against what you know you’re capable of.

No MATTER YOUR age, genetics & how hard you have tried....You CAN achieve the body you have always wanted...but you can’t outrun a bad diet.

Invest yourself only in those willing to invest themselves in you. Toxic people and “takers” will suck your energy dry.

No matter how old you are, it’s never too late to live the life you’ve always wanted. it may take you 10 years but you will finally figure it out. And you will never stop learning or growing.
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looking back on those photos from my transformation & my postpartum journey where I used to feel shame, I am now so proud, thankful & grateful for all my struggles, so I could find my strengths.
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Yes-My life right NOW is a bit of a circus & absolutely HARD when I’m #sleepdeprived, #adultinghardcore #parenting4kids (including twins, a2yr old toddler and a newborn), & trying to take care of myself.
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But you know what WAS even harder?! Living in an unhealthy stressed body , fueling it with “dead”, fast food & alcohol which makes you feel uncomfortable in your own skin...and then feeling tired all the time, which then causes yo-yo dieting. Stuck with NO FREAKIN CLUE how to CHANGE & fuel your body to help it function. ... sounds exhausting-huh? Yep!
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The OLD me used to spend hours at the gym to try to get the weight off! Hours of running, lifting weights, & taking classes. And believe me I got my sweat on but my nutrition was absolutely lacking. I thought bc Mon.-Fri. I could eat salad, skip meals & just pick up Something fast that I was doing myself a favor. 🤦‍♀️ .
I know there’s faster ways, but honestly? I’ve been there and done that & it doesn’t last!!!
I’ve learned to embrace the hard! 
I’ve become a huge advocate for health & passing it forward bc 
I’ve learned when you’re body, mind, and spirit are healthy- Your body will do all the things it wants yo

2019-07-18 00:36   24 2

 

To my twenty-something, younger self, . If there’s anything I could share with you, it’s these 5 things I’ve learned the hard way.... Life is hard but if you get out of your own way....you can do anything. Don’t ever judge yourself in comparison to others. It’s a true thief of joy. Instead, judge yourself against what you know you’re capable of. No MATTER YOUR age, genetics & how hard you have tried....You CAN achieve the body you have always wanted...but you can’t outrun a bad diet. Invest yourself only in those willing to invest themselves in you. Toxic people and “takers” will suck your energy dry. No matter how old you are, it’s never too late to live the life you’ve always wanted. it may take you 10 years but you will finally figure it out. And you will never stop learning or growing. . . . . looking back on those photos from my transformation & my postpartum journey where I used to feel shame, I am now so proud, thankful & grateful for all my struggles, so I could find my strengths. . Yes-My life right NOW is a bit of a circus & absolutely HARD when I’m #sleepdeprived, #adultinghardcore #parenting4kids (including twins, a2yr old toddler and a newborn), & trying to take care of myself. . But you know what WAS even harder! Living in an unhealthy stressed body , fueling it with “dead”, fast food & alcohol which makes you feel uncomfortable in your own skin...and then feeling tired all the time, which then causes yo-yo dieting. Stuck with NO FREAKIN CLUE how to CHANGE & fuel your body to help it function. ... sounds exhausting-huh Yep! . The OLD me used to spend hours at the gym to try to get the weight off! Hours of running, lifting weights, & taking classes. And believe me I got my sweat on but my nutrition was absolutely lacking. I thought bc Mon.-Fri. I could eat salad, skip meals & just pick up Something fast that I was doing myself a favor. 🤦‍♀️ . I know there’s faster ways, but honestly I’ve been there and done that & it doesn’t last!!! I’ve learned to embrace the hard! I’ve become a huge advocate for health & passing it forward bc I’ve learned when you’re body, mind, and spirit are healthy- Your body will do all the things it wants yo

Let’s keep moving forward, together 💕 Only 5 more days until the secret is revealed 🤪
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PC: @positivedelight
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2019-07-18 00:34   157 2

 
“Throw me to the wolves and I’ll come back leading the pack.”

2019-07-18 00:11   10 2

 

“Throw me to the wolves and I’ll come back leading the pack.”

Read that again. “Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself to the person from yesterday.”
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You are your only competition. Yes, I know it can be easy to look at that really lean and shredded girl on this post, or to go out and see this one guy who is really built, and want to be them. But loves, you will never be that person. Why? Because that person is not you. Understanding that everyone’s body is different and that everyone is at a different point on their fitness journey, will help you bring yourself back to reality. <><><><><><><><><><><><><>
Another point I want to make is that it’s okay to be a beginner. It’s okay to not really know your way around a gym, it’s okay to be afraid to start, it’s okay to feel a bit out of place. But what isn’t okay is to use those as excuses to not put in the work. You can compare yourself all day to others, but the reality of it all is that you have to put in the time and effort yourself. It’s up to you to make that change. It is okay to be afraid, but don’t ever let that stop you from bettering yourself. <><><><><><><><><><><><><>
This is a competition between the person you were and the person you are now. Do the work because no one else is going to do it for you. <><><><><><><><><><><><><>
 #eatingclean #physiquefreak #womensphysique #instafitnessgirls #nutritiontips #strongwoman #strongbodystrongmind #bodypositivity #holisticwellness #paleoideas #paleofriendly #fitness #positivebodyimage #fitgirlcode #womensworkout #positivethought #motivate #positivelife #trustyourself #workoutlife #hustlequotes #successfulmindset #positivityisthekey #positivevibes #positivewords

2019-07-18 00:10   3 0

 

Read that again. “Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself to the person from yesterday.” <><><><><><><><><><><><><> You are your only competition. Yes, I know it can be easy to look at that really lean and shredded girl on this post, or to go out and see this one guy who is really built, and want to be them. But loves, you will never be that person. Why Because that person is not you. Understanding that everyone’s body is different and that everyone is at a different point on their fitness journey, will help you bring yourself back to reality. <><><><><><><><><><><><><> Another point I want to make is that it’s okay to be a beginner. It’s okay to not really know your way around a gym, it’s okay to be afraid to start, it’s okay to feel a bit out of place. But what isn’t okay is to use those as excuses to not put in the work. You can compare yourself all day to others, but the reality of it all is that you have to put in the time and effort yourself. It’s up to you to make that change. It is okay to be afraid, but don’t ever let that stop you from bettering yourself. <><><><><><><><><><><><><> This is a competition between the person you were and the person you are now. Do the work because no one else is going to do it for you. <><><><><><><><><><><><><> #eatingclean #physiquefreak #womensphysique #instafitnessgirls #nutritiontips #strongwoman #strongbodystrongmind #bodypositivity #holisticwellness #paleoideas #paleofriendly #fitness #positivebodyimage #fitgirlcode #womensworkout #positivethought #motivate #positivelife #trustyourself #workoutlife #hustlequotes #successfulmindset #positivityisthekey #positivevibes #positivewords

For so long....⁣
I feared someone laughing at me at the gym.
I feared someone seeing a roll on my stomach.
I feared someome seeing me sweat (for REAL)!
I feared rejection if I asked for help & felt embarassment because I had no clue what I was doing on my own. 
BUT I WANTED to DO something SO BADLY.
SO I 👇👇✋
I traded the gym, for my home program. 
I traded judgment -- to being set freakin free!
I traded being insecure, to working out in sports bras whenever I want feeling 
CONFIDENT 👙👟🔥 I create the rules, no one else 👏
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Do you feel like your trading all the things that mean the world to you because you think its the only option? 
My solution might just be yours too 👟👯‍♀️
Links in my BIO to see if your a good fit for it too 🔥
 #confidentwoman #freebird #fitnesstime 
 #bodypos #positivebodyimage

2019-07-18 00:08   18 3

 

For so long....⁣ I feared someone laughing at me at the gym. I feared someone seeing a roll on my stomach. I feared someome seeing me sweat (for REAL)! I feared rejection if I asked for help & felt embarassment because I had no clue what I was doing on my own. BUT I WANTED to DO something SO BADLY. SO I 👇👇✋ I traded the gym, for my home program. I traded judgment -- to being set freakin free! I traded being insecure, to working out in sports bras whenever I want feeling CONFIDENT 👙👟🔥 I create the rules, no one else 👏 ⁣ Do you feel like your trading all the things that mean the world to you because you think its the only option My solution might just be yours too 👟👯‍♀️ Links in my BIO to see if your a good fit for it too 🔥 #confidentwoman #freebird #fitnesstime #bodypos #positivebodyimage

Today I’m talking politics….but I promise it’s NOT about guns. But it IS about YOUR RIGHT TO BARE ARMS. And i know from over 30 years of experience that this topic can trigger women with the passion and emotion that rivals the gun topic. Don’t believe me? Just try to suggest wearing a tank top to someone that has NEVER in her life worn one and a debate will ensue about every single reason why she can’t, won’t, never has, and never will. “I don’t wear sleeveless.”
“ I’m never showing these arms”
“Just look at these “flesh flags,”
“I have grandma arms”, and even more self deprecating names follow that are used to try to convince me as they have convinced themselves that they are not worthy of wearing anything that shows their bare arms in public-EVER.
Sound familiar?
Believe me I have heard it all!
And I. Get. It. Because see, I felt the same way up until about 15 years ago
when I moved to the beach and decided to kick to the curb my life-long belief that I was not worthy or enough just as I was. 
I literally told myself “Enough is enough. You are moving to the beach and it’s gonna be hot and it’s time to embrace your arms and just friggin’ wear a tank top.” It was time to CHOOSE comfort over cringing, self over shame, worth over worry, love over fear.
-And I have never gone back. (Continued in comments)

2019-07-17 23:57   27 4

 

Today I’m talking politics….but I promise it’s NOT about guns. But it IS about YOUR RIGHT TO BARE ARMS. And i know from over 30 years of experience that this topic can trigger women with the passion and emotion that rivals the gun topic. Don’t believe me Just try to suggest wearing a tank top to someone that has NEVER in her life worn one and a debate will ensue about every single reason why she can’t, won’t, never has, and never will. “I don’t wear sleeveless.” “ I’m never showing these arms” “Just look at these “flesh flags,” “I have grandma arms”, and even more self deprecating names follow that are used to try to convince me as they have convinced themselves that they are not worthy of wearing anything that shows their bare arms in public-EVER. Sound familiar Believe me I have heard it all! And I. Get. It. Because see, I felt the same way up until about 15 years ago when I moved to the beach and decided to kick to the curb my life-long belief that I was not worthy or enough just as I was. I literally told myself “Enough is enough. You are moving to the beach and it’s gonna be hot and it’s time to embrace your arms and just friggin’ wear a tank top.” It was time to CHOOSE comfort over cringing, self over shame, worth over worry, love over fear. -And I have never gone back. (Continued in comments)

Here’s a little body update. I’ll be honest, I’m not feeling the best about how I look but it’s going to take time to train myself to not focus on only the things I need to change about my body. Yes, I have a lot of fat I would like to lose in several places but I’m extremely fortunate to have a body that is healthy and able to do just about anything 🌻
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Also, just bought a @shefitapparel bra for the first time (thanks to @bloodsweatfiness) and it is seriously the first bra I’ve ever tried that KEEPS MY BOOBS IN PLACE WHEN I JUMP! 10/10 recommend for any size chest. .
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 #normalizeallbellies #weightloss #weightlossstory #weightlossmotivation #weightlossjourney #wljourney #wlstories #wls #wlcommunity #strong #selflove #selfcare #loveyourself #positivity #positivethoughts #positivebodyimage #everybodyisbeatiful

2019-07-17 23:56   32 4

 

Here’s a little body update. I’ll be honest, I’m not feeling the best about how I look but it’s going to take time to train myself to not focus on only the things I need to change about my body. Yes, I have a lot of fat I would like to lose in several places but I’m extremely fortunate to have a body that is healthy and able to do just about anything 🌻 . . . Also, just bought a @shefitapparel bra for the first time (thanks to @bloodsweatfiness) and it is seriously the first bra I’ve ever tried that KEEPS MY BOOBS IN PLACE WHEN I JUMP! 10/10 recommend for any size chest. . . . . #normalizeallbellies #weightloss #weightlossstory #weightlossmotivation #weightlossjourney #wljourney #wlstories #wls #wlcommunity #strong #selflove #selfcare #loveyourself #positivity #positivethoughts #positivebodyimage #everybodyisbeatiful

Here’s to raising strong, resilient, confident, independent and happy young women 💕

 #girlpowerworkshops #girlpower #womanpower #creatingconfidentgirls #growthmindset #gratitude #resilience #positivity #strengths #positivebodyimage #healthyfriendships #wellbeing #happykids #kidsinadelaide #adelaidekids #adelaideteachers #teachersinadelaide #incursion #primaryschool #adelaidegirls #girlpower #kidsactivities #positivepsychology #strengthsbasedparenting #womeninbusiness #fun #mumsinbusiness #adelaidemums #southaustralia #adelaideschools

2019-07-17 23:25   23 1

 
Break FREE from the dieting mindset.
Think about the long game when it comes to your health and your weight. It’s the small, everyday habits that keep you healthy and happy.
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 #mindfuleating #foodfreedom #honoryourbody #nodiet #intuitiveeating #antidiet #healthyateverysize #losehatenotweight #nobodyshame #radicalselflove #positivebodyimage #dietculturedropout #eatwell #love #selflove #loveyourself #mindful #mindfulness #recovery #addiction #foodaddiction #bingeeatingrecovery #bingeeatingdisorderrecovery

2019-07-17 23:22   15 0

 

Break FREE from the dieting mindset. Think about the long game when it comes to your health and your weight. It’s the small, everyday habits that keep you healthy and happy. . . . . . . . . . #mindfuleating #foodfreedom #honoryourbody #nodiet #intuitiveeating #antidiet #healthyateverysize #losehatenotweight #nobodyshame #radicalselflove #positivebodyimage #dietculturedropout #eatwell #love #selflove #loveyourself #mindful #mindfulness #recovery #addiction #foodaddiction #bingeeatingrecovery #bingeeatingdisorderrecovery

Selling toilets to a stores near you!! [incoming cringe text]

I’ve suffered so terribly with body confidence since forever.. I’ve always hated my body/myself - it’s been rough, to hate your body that much you literally cry about it and don’t wanna socialise or go out bc of it, I even went to extreme lengths. I have really bad anxiety, social anxiety for me is the worst and I find it hard to be ok with myself and at ease when around people. I’ve tried going to the gym multiple times in my lifetime but, I never managed to make it stick bc, either too many people or it would just lead me to a breakdown or just couldn’t keep it up due to motivation. 
A year ago I decided to give it another go - for 9 months at a previous gym I went on & off (mainly off) I started of 3x a week but then kept skipping days and getting into a state about going back. I would take like a month/weeks off then get back into it again. Wasn’t consistent! But it did help my mental state... so at new year I told myself I would try again at a different gym & that I would ease myself into it, I just told myself I was going to go when I wanna go. So what if it was a few times a month!

So I joined another gym (the one I’m at now) with my friend and, since April been going consistently 3-5x a week! I have had only some weeks off in that time altogether! Going with someone makes it a lot easier for me and really helped me go & get used to it! I’m still insecure but I’m a lot better than I was and THAT is MY progress. Obviously I don’t have any massive body differences.. this post isn’t really about how much gains I’ve made or weight I’ve lost (I’ve noticed a slight difference) BUT, it’s the difference it’s made to my mental state & my mind. It has done wonders! I enjoy going now & even when I don’t have much motivation I will just do a little workout or just skip a day. I’m never hard on myself, I only do workouts I enjoy; I do my own workouts I’ve put together via utube or insta workouts I’ve come across and go at whatever pace I want to. Even though I’ll always have mental illness - I’ve learnt ways to cope & how to manage it better. For that, I’m proud.
 #gym #workout #mentalillness #gymshark

2019-07-17 23:20   51 11

 

Selling toilets to a stores near you!! [incoming cringe text] I’ve suffered so terribly with body confidence since forever.. I’ve always hated my body/myself - it’s been rough, to hate your body that much you literally cry about it and don’t wanna socialise or go out bc of it, I even went to extreme lengths. I have really bad anxiety, social anxiety for me is the worst and I find it hard to be ok with myself and at ease when around people. I’ve tried going to the gym multiple times in my lifetime but, I never managed to make it stick bc, either too many people or it would just lead me to a breakdown or just couldn’t keep it up due to motivation. A year ago I decided to give it another go - for 9 months at a previous gym I went on & off (mainly off) I started of 3x a week but then kept skipping days and getting into a state about going back. I would take like a month/weeks off then get back into it again. Wasn’t consistent! But it did help my mental state... so at new year I told myself I would try again at a different gym & that I would ease myself into it, I just told myself I was going to go when I wanna go. So what if it was a few times a month! So I joined another gym (the one I’m at now) with my friend and, since April been going consistently 3-5x a week! I have had only some weeks off in that time altogether! Going with someone makes it a lot easier for me and really helped me go & get used to it! I’m still insecure but I’m a lot better than I was and THAT is MY progress. Obviously I don’t have any massive body differences.. this post isn’t really about how much gains I’ve made or weight I’ve lost (I’ve noticed a slight difference) BUT, it’s the difference it’s made to my mental state & my mind. It has done wonders! I enjoy going now & even when I don’t have much motivation I will just do a little workout or just skip a day. I’m never hard on myself, I only do workouts I enjoy; I do my own workouts I’ve put together via utube or insta workouts I’ve come across and go at whatever pace I want to. Even though I’ll always have mental illness - I’ve learnt ways to cope & how to manage it better. For that, I’m proud. #gym #workout #mentalillness #gymshark

Just appreciating how good and loving my relationship with my body has become. I truly learned to accept and embrace the home I live in. It does so much for me and I'm finally returning all the love. ❤
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 #bodypositive #selflove #positivebodyimage #selfies #love

2019-07-17 22:56   164 2

 

Just appreciating how good and loving my relationship with my body has become. I truly learned to accept and embrace the home I live in. It does so much for me and I'm finally returning all the love. ❤ How do you feel about your body . . . . . . . #bodypositive #selflove #positivebodyimage #selfies #love

I was taught the worst thing you could be was FAT. This was devastating for a little girl to learn. 😭This destructive belief dominated my entire life and caused me extreme pain and heartache and I know I am not alone. Now at 36 years old I am finally dismantling this belief and transforming my relationship to my body.⁠⠀
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I spent so many times looking at my body and HATING what I saw. 😡 And I withheld love from myself because of how my body looked. I felt worthless, like I had no value, all because of how my body looked.⁠⠀
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I promised to ONLY love myself once I:⁠⠀
⁠⠀ 🔜 lost the "extra weight"⁠⠀ 🔜 had a flat stomach⁠⠀ 🔜 looked good naked⁠⠀ 🔜 wore a size 6⁠⠀
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I have struggled my entire life to make these happen so that I could finally be loveable.⁠⠀
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THEY NEVER HAPPENED.⁠⠀
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My body hasn't changed, but my mind has. I have committed to loving my body EXACTLY as she is, right now. No more waiting. I am finally giving myself the love I have always deserved and desired. 💗⁠⠀
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 #nothighgap #lovethosethighs #cellulitelove #jigglethighs #amityrose #healingwomen #womenhealingwomen #loveyourlegs #loveyourbodynow #loveyourbody #itsokaytobefat #youcanbefatandbeautiful #bodybeautiful #everybodybeautiful #chubbythighs #thickthighsandprettyeyes #thunderthighs #barelegs #iloveyouthighs #barethoselegs #nofatshame #befriendswithyourbody #athomeinmybody #iamloveable #dissolveoldbeliefs #thickthighselevatelives #selflovemovement  #bopo #positivebodyimage

2019-07-17 22:55   19 1

 

I was taught the worst thing you could be was FAT. This was devastating for a little girl to learn. 😭This destructive belief dominated my entire life and caused me extreme pain and heartache and I know I am not alone. Now at 36 years old I am finally dismantling this belief and transforming my relationship to my body.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ I spent so many times looking at my body and HATING what I saw. 😡 And I withheld love from myself because of how my body looked. I felt worthless, like I had no value, all because of how my body looked.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ I promised to ONLY love myself once I:⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ 🔜 lost the "extra weight"⁠⠀ 🔜 had a flat stomach⁠⠀ 🔜 looked good naked⁠⠀ 🔜 wore a size 6⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ I have struggled my entire life to make these happen so that I could finally be loveable.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ THEY NEVER HAPPENED.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ My body hasn't changed, but my mind has. I have committed to loving my body EXACTLY as she is, right now. No more waiting. I am finally giving myself the love I have always deserved and desired. 💗⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ #nothighgap #lovethosethighs #cellulitelove #jigglethighs #amityrose #healingwomen #womenhealingwomen #loveyourlegs #loveyourbodynow #loveyourbody #itsokaytobefat #youcanbefatandbeautiful #bodybeautiful #everybodybeautiful #chubbythighs #thickthighsandprettyeyes #thunderthighs #barelegs #iloveyouthighs #barethoselegs #nofatshame #befriendswithyourbody #athomeinmybody #iamloveable #dissolveoldbeliefs #thickthighselevatelives #selflovemovement #bopo #positivebodyimage

Be a ✨YOU✨ -nicorn.🦄⠀
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I don’t know if you have ever experienced not fitting in but I sure have! I’ve been shamed and bullied for being too much of a tomboy, too smart, not smart enough, too strong (physically and emotionally), too diverse, for “having an accent”, for being Hispanic (Not everyone from the #305 🏝 is Hispanic) and even for not being Hispanic (go figure 🤷‍♀️). You fill in the blank, I’m sure you and I both have experienced some sort push back on some level just because you were being YOU!⠀
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When I first learned about @TomboyX it really stood out to me how inclusive this brand is. There’s no judgment based on size, shape, color, ethnicity, gender, or... choosing not to identify with any of those. People are simply appreciated for being themselves.⠀
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So, I get it. It’s nice to unapologetically just be me- and you should feel free to unapologetically be YOU too!🦄⠀
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 #sponsored #TomboyXJulyPrints #TomboyX #unicorn #equality #community #speakup #feeloutloud #underwear #unicorn #fun #equality #positivebodyimage #loveyourselfie #thickthighssavelives #selflove #genderneutral #comfy #comfyclothes #pjs #rainbow #purple

2019-07-17 22:50   1464 3

 

Be a ✨YOU✨ -nicorn.🦄⠀ ⠀ ⠀ I don’t know if you have ever experienced not fitting in but I sure have! I’ve been shamed and bullied for being too much of a tomboy, too smart, not smart enough, too strong (physically and emotionally), too diverse, for “having an accent”, for being Hispanic (Not everyone from the #305 🏝 is Hispanic) and even for not being Hispanic (go figure 🤷‍♀️). You fill in the blank, I’m sure you and I both have experienced some sort push back on some level just because you were being YOU!⠀ ⠀ ⠀ When I first learned about @TomboyX it really stood out to me how inclusive this brand is. There’s no judgment based on size, shape, color, ethnicity, gender, or... choosing not to identify with any of those. People are simply appreciated for being themselves.⠀ ⠀ So, I get it. It’s nice to unapologetically just be me- and you should feel free to unapologetically be YOU too!🦄⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #sponsored #TomboyXJulyPrints #TomboyX #unicorn #equality #community #speakup #feeloutloud #underwear #unicorn #fun #equality #positivebodyimage #loveyourselfie #thickthighssavelives #selflove #genderneutral #comfy #comfyclothes #pjs #rainbow #purple

Finally got new reading materials and a few new lovely mags we haven't had before... So happy to have picked up @positivenews at last, one of my fave Facebook page hangouts! And the @bekind_magazine looks wonderful and just up our street here at Grönn 😍 the cover of @enkimaguk just sang to me!

Our mags are a real reflection of the top conversations in the salon... Food. Sustainability. Food. Travel. Food. Positivity. Food. Veganism. Food. Dogs 😂 anyone who visits knows how true this is 🤣👌🏻🌱🥗 As always our positive read magazines are saved and passed onto Pennine Trust (local NHS authority) to go to some of their units for the patients to read. Reuse and recycle ♻️

2019-07-17 22:43   4 1

 

Finally got new reading materials and a few new lovely mags we haven't had before... So happy to have picked up @positivenews at last, one of my fave Facebook page hangouts! And the @bekind_magazine looks wonderful and just up our street here at Grönn 😍 the cover of @enkimaguk just sang to me! Our mags are a real reflection of the top conversations in the salon... Food. Sustainability. Food. Travel. Food. Positivity. Food. Veganism. Food. Dogs 😂 anyone who visits knows how true this is 🤣👌🏻🌱🥗 As always our positive read magazines are saved and passed onto Pennine Trust (local NHS authority) to go to some of their units for the patients to read. Reuse and recycle ♻️

I’ve done several fitness challenge groups now, but I think this is the one I’m MOST excited about AND most proud of. 
Link in bio ↖️ And if you’d like to try the fitness program that goes with it before you enroll, drop a 🍕and I’ll send you the free preview workout.

2019-07-17 22:42   14 2

 

I’ve done several fitness challenge groups now, but I think this is the one I’m MOST excited about AND most proud of. Link in bio ↖️ And if you’d like to try the fitness program that goes with it before you enroll, drop a 🍕and I’ll send you the free preview workout.

Throwing shapes. My head looks like a grape 🤣 #bakasana makes me happy.

2019-07-17 22:15   26 1

 

Throwing shapes. My head looks like a grape 🤣 #bakasana makes me happy.

✨ 𝔽𝕚𝕟𝕒𝕝𝕝𝕪 𝕗𝕖𝕖𝕝𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕙𝕦𝕞𝕒𝕟 𝕒𝕘𝕒𝕚𝕟! ✨

And ready to hit the road running ... Watch this space, friends!

But first, it’s time for a good night sleep... #selfcare
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2019-07-17 22:07   12 2

 

✨ 𝔽𝕚𝕟𝕒𝕝𝕝𝕪 𝕗𝕖𝕖𝕝𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕙𝕦𝕞𝕒𝕟 𝕒𝕘𝕒𝕚𝕟! ✨ And ready to hit the road running ... Watch this space, friends! But first, it’s time for a good night sleep... #selfcare #nomore #selfdoubt

What's that? Sorry I can't hear you over the sound of my animal print 🐆♥️

2019-07-17 22:06   20 2

 

What's that Sorry I can't hear you over the sound of my animal print 🐆♥️

I was listening to the radio today and the message spoke to me. Growing is hard. Don't resist the growth when God is trying to grow you.
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 #onedayatatime #boymom #girlmom #goalsetting #positivemindset #positivebodyimage #livingmybestlife #christianmom #godisonmyside #godisgood #spiritualguidance #soulgrowth #growthmindset #changeyourmindset #changeyourlife #dontgiveup #youmatter #youareworthit #motivation #yougotthis #familylife #momoftwo #motherhood #momswhoinspire

2019-07-17 22:04   24 0

 

I was listening to the radio today and the message spoke to me. Growing is hard. Don't resist the growth when God is trying to grow you. • "We can't become what we want by remaining what we are." • Let Him change you.💗 • • #onedayatatime #boymom #girlmom #goalsetting #positivemindset #positivebodyimage #livingmybestlife #christianmom #godisonmyside #godisgood #spiritualguidance #soulgrowth #growthmindset #changeyourmindset #changeyourlife #dontgiveup #youmatter #youareworthit #motivation #yougotthis #familylife #momoftwo #motherhood #momswhoinspire

🌼 Current mantra: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I am whole. I am learning. 
I am letting go. I am free. 
I am talented & courageous. 
I am protecting my joy. 
I am brave. I am healing. 
I am loving myself unapologetically. 🌼
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2019-07-17 21:58   43 8

 

🌼 Current mantra: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I am whole. I am learning. I am letting go. I am free. I am talented & courageous. I am protecting my joy. I am brave. I am healing. I am loving myself unapologetically. 🌼 -Alex Elle-

Last nights #vegan dinner ; made in-house :) salmon donburi bowl ...poké style 😉😉

2019-07-17 16:05   29 4

 

Last nights #vegan dinner ; made in-house :) salmon donburi bowl ...poké style 😉😉

Let’s chat about body image. 
I’m fully aware that social media is a highlight reel. The things that show up on our feeds are rarely the whole truth or the challenging moments. 
That being said, it’s obvious that this photo is edited. But what isn’t edited — specifically my legs — is important. Yes I’m a health and fitness coach. No, that doesn’t mean I don’t have stretch marks, cellulite, wrinkles, or a butt. 
I’m in the best shape of my life. And that shape includes stretch marks, cellulite, wrinkles, and a butt. 
After taking a few days off because of my tattoo and my knees it would be easy to see these things and get hyper-critical. But I WILL NOT!

I’m human. I’m a woman. I’m a chronic illness warrior. And I’m damn proud of the progress and successes of my mental and physical health since I started my health and fitness journey. 
I think body image is a choice. Sometimes it might feel like your physical condition is out of your hands. But I promise you, we can work together and make slow, steady progress toward your whole health goals. 
Let’s choose to love ourselves enough to accept our bodies.

2019-07-17 15:09   17 5

 

Let’s chat about body image. I’m fully aware that social media is a highlight reel. The things that show up on our feeds are rarely the whole truth or the challenging moments. That being said, it’s obvious that this photo is edited. But what isn’t edited — specifically my legs — is important. Yes I’m a health and fitness coach. No, that doesn’t mean I don’t have stretch marks, cellulite, wrinkles, or a butt. I’m in the best shape of my life. And that shape includes stretch marks, cellulite, wrinkles, and a butt. After taking a few days off because of my tattoo and my knees it would be easy to see these things and get hyper-critical. But I WILL NOT! I’m human. I’m a woman. I’m a chronic illness warrior. And I’m damn proud of the progress and successes of my mental and physical health since I started my health and fitness journey. I think body image is a choice. Sometimes it might feel like your physical condition is out of your hands. But I promise you, we can work together and make slow, steady progress toward your whole health goals. Let’s choose to love ourselves enough to accept our bodies.

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