Afternoon snack was three weetabix @weetabixofficial, 300ml oat milk🥛 @oatly, half a banana 🍌 and some blueberries💙 and a Costa milk whip!!!! Completely extra!!!
We spent the afternoon wandering around Manchester, and then we got to Costa and I almost had a meltdown because I didn’t know whether to get anything, but I haven’t really challenged my eating disorder today so I went for a drink as well as my weetabix- this is an extra to my meal plan, and I won’t be restricting anything😄😄😄 UPDATE: I didn’t manage to drink the Costa, and I felt like such a failure and I might as well give up until my mum reminded me that we don’t always manage things on the first try, the important thing is that you don’t give up, so I’m going to try another day when I’m not so tired.
Hope you’ve had an fantastic afternoon💗
These last couple of weeks I’ve felt something niggling. When I listen it tells me I need to rest and spend less time focused on some areas of my life and more on others. Which is kind of cool that our intuition can tell us these things and right now I’m listening. 🙏 This evening I’m putting a little energy into some planning whilst sipping on @hwelixirs Tiger Spring water 🐅🌿 Inspired by the East, these lovely delicious bottles contain all the plant power to keep me chill before I settle down for a good meal, a bath and my book in bed! 👵🏻
Had a freak out over the past week over the fact that in just over a month I’m going to be spending almost every day in a bikini. If I’m honest I’ve not spent time worrying over my body anyway near as much as I usually do for the past few months, until recently. I’ve been eating out ALL the time, I had a good chunk of time off the gym, I’m eating more bread than vegetables nowadays and I’ve just generally been trying to dissociate myself from the whole social media world where the focus is so much on the body. My body has become so much softer, my thighs a little bit snuggier with each other, a few more wobbly bits than I’m used to. And it’s hard, seeing your body change. Even after years of recovery, this is still true. •
But just when I considered going on a ‘travel body’ mission, I looked at the photo on the left and realised this was not an option. I spent too many of what were supposed to be the best years of my life hiding and hurting and disconnecting myself from the world around me. For me, what starts as a mission to lose a few pounds is not just a few pounds. It’s a slippery slope and if I embarked on this ‘harmless summer bod’ journey, it would be at the risk of turning into the miserable girl on the left again. Instead I choose a body that represents drinking one too many gin and tonics on a night out with my friends; big family brunches; hungover pizza eating with my boyfriend; tubs of Ben and Jerry’s; meals out with people I love; choosing life over the gym; an ever evolving truly healthy relationship with food. And as much as I may dream about relapse sometimes, something inside me knows I will never ever go back there. Because my god there is more to life than summer bodies and body fat percentage and abs and thigh gaps. There’s places to see, memories to make, feelz to feel. And I need to remind myself of that as much as you ❣️🌷 #transformationtuesday
I’m sick of being sick, I’m tired of being tired 🙈
I want to get my energy back, my life, my motivation! 🙄
I’m challenging pancakes for the second day in a row😳 today with cherry and banana cream 🍒 🍌 •
Tomorrow is weighting day and it will be though no matter what the scale says!
If I’ve gained, I will feel even more body conscious. If I’ve maintained, I will still feel like a failure. If I’ve lost, I won’t be allowed to run.🤷♀️
But no matter what the scale says I will keep fighting, I will stay with my meal plan and I will get my life back💪
I got an appointment at the eating disorder clinic, I don’t like the time but I have to take it. The reaction Marcus had when I said I would change the time made me realize that I really had to do this! So tomorrow I will ask to get free that day, it will be so hard cuz I will feel so awful and unworthy, but I have to!
You are worthy, you are beautiful and you deserve a better life❤️❤️
How are you guys?
This is dinner - grilled chicken, potatoes with butter and herbs, broccoli, tomato and one baked pepper. Dessert was Mr. Kipling apple pie.
Feeling sh*t because of my mom. I just can't stay in the same room as her. For her my struggles are drama. I really want to run away. I hope you are all good. Bye xX.
Recovery blues part 2. -
I'm managing to beat the crap out of my urges to purge food, but still really struggling with regular eating (3 meals & 3 snacks) & I got so overwhelmed by the panic attacks this week that I decided to take a day off & then try again. I'll say it again - I decided to take a day off my eating plan because it was difficult to eat 6 times a day... -
Those of you that have been in the recovery game longer than me will probably be rolling your eyes right now, but it was a revelation to me that as I watched myself spiral immediately back into food restriction I learned something huge - you cannot take days off in recovery. -
There can be no respite. We have to fight every single day. A day off from recovery is just a day where I snuggle back into the arms of my ED and set myself back even further. This f**k up has taught me a huge lesson. I have not been taking my recovery as seriously as it needs to be taken & I will do everything I can not to make this mistake again. -
Now I finally understand why we call each other warriors... 💛💛
DOES HEALTHY MEAN THIN??
😫 Are you still equating health with weight? Then let me ask you this; who is more healthy between:
1️⃣) A size 00 girl without her period, closed in her room because of fearing food, hair falling out, skin dry and cracked, cold to the core and tired all the time
2️⃣) Someone with a BMI towards the higher end of healthy with a functioning body, a happy mentality, a social life, strong muscles and enough energy to last the whole day
🙌 The answer is obviously person number 2, however in our society we have begun to associate being thin with being healthy, and being overweight or large with being extremely unhealthy - when actually behaviours are a MUCH more important predictor of health than weight is in and of itself.
🔎 In reality, when looking at mortality on a population level, people in the “overweight” category actually have a lower rate of death than in the “normal weight” group, and a huge population study from the US tracked 4 health promotion behaviours (e.g. exercising and not smoking) in 12,000 people and their results were very interesting...
❤️ What they found was people in highest weight bracket had highest death rate when NOT engaging in those behaviours. However, if they did those behaviours, their mortality rate was the EXACT same as the people in the “normal” weight category!
🙌 So, what does this tell us? Weight does not matter! It means absolutely nothing when it comes to health. Of course, I’m not saying that weight isn’t important at all - because both being morbidly obese and being severely underweight does have an affect in your health - but science is telling us that what you look like has absolutely nothing to do with your overall health and wellness
🚫 We need to stop associating health with a certain body type. We all have a set point weight - and being below that weight just to be seen as “healthy” will actually be more unhealthy for your overall wellness
✅ Health is about your lifestyle - yet in diet culture it has become about how much weight you can lose. Your body is not the problem. And a number on the scale will not determine your life expectancy and overall well-being!
•••CHAOS••• Some days are chaos, just pure messy chaos. Like you’re in the center of a snow globe that has been violently shaken type of chaos. And that’s okay. The chaos will settle. It will pass. Calm and peace will arrive again. ••• Rather than pushing away or getting caught up in the messy parts being flung in every direction around us, we can stay grounded and let them be as they are and even look at them with curiosity. ••• Paradoxically, this lessens the chaos and more easily brings us peace. 🖤
For an after dinner snack, I’m trying out one of these delicious @pulsinandbeond protein bars! Normally I’m all over the chocolate flavours but I though I’d switch it up and give this one a try. Maple syrup is the best so what’s not to like? 🤷♀️ (and it’s got peanuts so #nutty gains) -
Here’s just a little reminder to keep pushing forward and try to find the best in everyday! I often find it hard to keep myself positive but I’m trying out making a mental list of all the good things that happen each day. it’s made me realise how lucky we are to live in such an amazing world and what I need to keep fighting for. So I challenge you all to think of a least 5 positive things that have happened to you today and focus on spreading this positivity to others 💗I hope you’ve all had a lovely day
Einsamkeit, Stille ... nur ich und meine Gedanken. Dunkelheit bricht aus. Ein starker Sturm saugt mich in die endlosen Tiefen des düsteren grauen Nichts. Kälte. Ein eisiger Wind saust mir wie tausend winzige feine Nadeln um die tauben Ohren. Nur das rauschen in meinem Kopf wird immer lauter. Es betäubt mich. Es zwingt mich zur Ohnmacht. Meine Beine werden schwerer und schwerer... bis sie mich nicht mehr tragen. Kalter nasser Schweiß perlt von meiner Stirn ab und das kreidebleiche Gesicht verliert seine angespannte Miene. Ein lebloser Körper, schwebend im Nichts, gefangen in den dunkelsten Gegenden der... (du Ahnst es vielleicht)... der DEPRESSION.
Und dann kam die Stimme, die Stimme der Vernunft, die mich zurück ins Leben holte.
Pushing through the MENTAL BARRIER 💪🏻🏃🏻♀️
This morning was a needed steady run...but it was ridiculously hard! 10 minutes in and I wanted to go home. After hurting my lower back and resting up for a while, combined with less training because of family commitments and uni work my body feels slightly weaker
I won't let it get me down, no quitters allowed here! Watch this space for the start of the winter season 😉
After choosing recovery, things don't get better overnight. There are days when you want to go back, days where it feels like you're getting nowhere, and days where it just doesn't feel worthwhile. But what matters is that you keep going. Choosing to keep carrying on every day, choosing recovery every day, means that you are moving forward and you are living - even when it feels like you're standing still. And as much as I'm trying to encourage people here to recover, to spread some positivity on their journeys, I've got to say it's not always easy because that's where I am now. But it is still worth it.
💛 I n t e n t i o n s 💛
Patience is a virtue, but not one that I am particularly abundant in. Needless to say, then, when I received word that I had missing components to my Financial Aid file when the semester starts next week, I started to panic. I didn't even take the summer off of classes because I'm trying to bust out an Associate's degree asap. But upon talking it through with my partner in crime and considering the silver lining of the situation, we decided this may be a blessing in disguise. It's tough when things don't go according to plan, which is why I will always emphasize problem-solving with my kiddos. Society is already telling them how not to fail, so I will make it my job to teach them how to react if/when they do. Failure is inevitable and life is unpredictable, so we are condemning ourselves to misery by viewing failure as the be-all end-all of our lives/careers/relationships/etc. When I used to sit down with my therapist and set goals, she would make two columns on a piece of paper - something along the lines of "Victories" vs. "Areas for Improvement" or "Opportunities for Growth". Getting upset when a circumstance went awry got me nowhere, so what I started doing months ago was allowing myself to feel the initial grief and disappointment, and then asking myself "What can I do from here?" I work in an afterschool program, and I work those same hours during summer camp. The reason for the latter was initially because I had a Monday morning class and my supervisor wants to keep the staff schedules consistent for the kids throughout the week. However, that class ended halfway through the summer and I am still working the same hours. I got spoiled. I don't work until 3pm, so I can basically sleep the day away if I want to. And I have. And I feel guilty. But now changes are happening and I am going to work with what the universe has presented me with. After last night my summer courses are officially over, leaving me to wait for the grades to come in. I'm taking the fall semester off for my mental health and to settle into the intentions I've set for myself. I recently got back together with a guy I dated back in 10th and 11th grade...(cont.)
"I get these moments when I have to lie down because everything feels sort of too much and I look up and see the blue, or the grey, or the black and I feel myself melting into it. And, for like a split second, I feel free. And happy. Innocent. Like a dog, or an alien, or a baby."
// The end of the f***ing world //
Beautiful words from @cleowade 💜
Things I perceive as body shame that have created an unsafe yoga environment: a teacher saying it’s ok to rest and then shaming me for resting, a teacher telling me it’s distracting when I choose an alternative/modified pose (because I was unable to do the pose offered OR I just didn’t feel like it), a teacher assuming that I want to change my body, and a teacher offering an advanced pose with zero modifications or other options in an open level or beginner class. These are just a few of many situations I have experienced recently. .
What do you perceive as body shame or an unsafe environment in yoga classes? I realize I’m asking for emotional labor, but if you have experienced body shame AND ARE WILLING to share, please comment or dm and share your experience with body shame in yoga. Please do not name specific teachers. As I move into my new role as a yoga therapist, I’m continuing to evaluate what yoga means to me and how I can best share this practice. I’m giving a (free) talk in a few weeks about providing a safe, eating disorder informed space in yoga classes. I’ve been reflecting on things I have said or done in the past that were not supportive. I can’t change what I’ve said or done, but moving forward, I'm working toward making my yoga classes inclusive for all.
Change the words in your head, let them like you instead. Our inner dialogue is our number one relationship that sets the tone for every single relationship in our lives. With food✨With our bodies✨With Intimacy ✨With money✨With friends✨With family. All of It starts with YOU!! So much strength and empowerment in this perspective if you allow yourself to see this way. Pause✨Breathe✨Notice
I Am Beautiful
I Am More Than Capable
I Am More Than Enough✨✨✨
CW EATING DISORDERS
Daily thoughts when you’re in recovery from an eating disorder 💭
Anyone else experience these? What else does your ED brain say to you?
[image description: a white femme with rosy cheeks, pink hair and yellow/orange eyeshadow on. They have an orange top on. They look concerned. Text above them says ‘ED brain’. Thought bubbles around them are saying ‘remember how good hunger feels’, ‘you’ve had far too many calories today, don’t eat till tomorrow’, ‘hey look! Your collarbones are more prominent today!’, and ‘it’s 2pm, you haven’t eaten yet, may as well not eat today then, right?’. The background is a mint green.]
The past couple of days I’ve been in a funk. My funks are usually accompanied by lots of thoughts self-doubt, hours aimlessly scrolling on social media, binge eating and withdrawing. Previously my funks could last days, weeks, months or even years. They would usually result in a pretty bad depressive or anxiety episode. Over the years, thanks to my mindfulness practice, I’m able to clock early on when a funk is approaching and I’m able to take actions to get out of it pretty quickly. I’m better at observing my thoughts without getting too attached and treating myself with patience and compassion when I start playing out old, unhelpful behaviours. I’ve learned over the years that the best thing for me to do is vigorous, sweaty, heart racing exercise. It shifts it. It gets endorphins into my veins and clears my head. It makes me feel good and this is my only motive for doing exercise these days. Because it feels good. I’ve come a long way. I’m not perfect but this is the practice. Every day. Sometimes it’s one step forward and two back but moving in the right direction is good enough for me. If you’re in a funk, go and move your body as best as you can. And rest. And turn off your phone 😉 #realselfcare#thankgodformindfulness#sweaty#exercise#endorphinsforthewin#ed#edrecovery#practicenotperfection#meditation#mindfulness#health#move#switchoff#rest#compassion#mentalhealth#anxiety#depression
Werbung | Hattet ihr heute eigentlich noch Sonne ? Soo gemein, ich wohne ja in der Mitte von Deutschland und das ist glaube so genau der Bereich wo die Wolken zurzeit hängen 😂 Überall seh ich habt ihr noch Sonne und bei uns ist es echt seid gestern einfach so komisch drückend 😕 Das schlägt doch etwas auf die Laune, vor allem weil ich zurzeit auch sooo unzufrieden mit meiner Bachelorarbeit bin .. aber will eigentlich auch nichts mehr dran machen weil ich keine Lust mehr habe .. Naja aber muss ich dann wohl mit Leben wenn es nicht so eine gute Note wird wie ich gerne hätte 😔 Wünsche euch jetzt erstmal einen schönen Abend ❤️❤️❤️ und wie gerne hätte ich jetzt dieses Abendessen von letzter Woche, einfach Hähnchen und Brot mit Aufstrich 😍🤤🤤🤤
I see this EVERY DAY in the work I do. Someone who had decent results with a real food diet getting incredibly damaged by going too far. It’s not always Keto (though lately it’s getting more common) but it’s always the same issue: getting sucked into a restrictive diet that promises “optimal health” and experiencing the exact opposite.
What’s worse is this woman had the same challenge so many of my clients have: they have awful symptoms when they go back to eating the foods they were restricting and then have no idea what they should eat.
It causes so much anxiety and fear around food and totally consumes their mind on a daily basis.
This is why I believe your best diet is one that has the least restrictions necessary to feel your best. If you’re already doing well with real food diet there’s no reason to go strict Paleo. If you did well with the Whole30, why do a keto diet?
And if you’re going to do an illumination diet, the goal should always be to have a planned re-introduction period where the purpose is broadening back to the most unrestricted diet possible.
To read this story, click the link in my @lauraschoenfeldrd profile.
And I want to hear from YOU. Did an overly restrictive diet screw up your health? What did you do to recover? Share your story in the comments below! ⬇️⬇️⬇️
Story by @averykjohnson @popsugar @popsugarfitness
All emotions are good emotions - YEP even those uncomfortable ones.
You are experiencing hurt and uncomfortable emotions for a reason. Your body is trying to signal there is a problem and to stop and pay attention.
But...we live in a culture that tells us “don’t cry”, “don’t be weak” “get over it” “you are just over-reacting” or “your life is great, you have nothing to be upset about”. These messages make it hard to feel comfortable experiencing certain emotions. So when you feel upset - BECAUSE YOU ARE HUMAN - these messages play in your mind causing you to feel shame and uncertainty.
learning to trust your own emotional experience and knowing that your emotions (all of them) are justified is step toward healing your relationship with yourself and your body.
Your emotions are OK - it is the messages you play in your mind about those emotions that keep you from feeling better about yourself. Remind yourself that your feelings are OK today!
Yiyecekleri sınıflandırmanın ve kategorilendimenin bir sonu yok ve bu takıntı aslında yavaşça hayatınızın kontrolünü ele alıyor. Hayatınızın ne kadarlık bölümünü yemek hakkında düşünerek ve plan yaparak geçiriyorsunuz?
Kendinizde bu farkındalığa varmak ve yönünüzü değişitmek yine sizde bitiyor.
#Repost @fit.me.morv (@get_repost)
Ketodan çıkma çalışmaları vol 1
25 gr net karb ile günü kaptıyorum.
Ne kadar kasarsam o kadar mutsuz, hayattan zevk almayan biri haline geliyorum. Ketoyu bırakıyorum, gram gram herşeyi hesaplamayı, yemek yedikten sonra ‘acaba peyniri 5g fazla mı yedim?’ diye pişmanlık duymayı da bırakacağım. Bunlar bana hiçbir şey kazandırmadı zira...
Ben sadece saglıklı beslenip, haftada 4 gün spor yaparken hem mental hem fiziksel olarak daha iyi hissediyordum. Ne zaman kendimi bu kadar sıkmaya, zorlamaya başladım, ataklar, yiyip kusmalar, ketoflunun sürekli başa sarması başladı. Sürekli mutsuz, herkesle tartışan, iş yerinde bile söyleneni anlamayan biri haline geldim. Hatta ve hatta eve dönersem diyete dönmek zorunda kalırım diye eve gelmediğim oldu.
Ben bu yola çıkarken amacım sağlıklı olmaktı, bu hiç de sağlıklı bir noktaya gitmiyor. 4 günlük deli gibi yeme seansları sonucu şişip üstüne ‘amaan eggfast var zaten hemen yaparım ne olacak’ diyip onu yaptım 3 gün. Mutsuz, enerjisizdim. Ve sonunda kabullendim, bu iş böyle olmayacak.
4 gün önüne geleni yeme sonucu kilom 64ten 69.9a fırladı. 3 gün eggfast sonrası 66ya indi. Hala şiş, hala garip hissediyorum. •
⁉️Kendime not: tartıyı kaldır, hergün tartılma.⁉️
Kalori açığı bırakarak, karbları yavaş yavaş ekleyeceğim beslenme düzenime. Yulafı özledim yahu 😔
Hem yaz bitiyor, ben daha 1 incir yemedim, nasıl da canım istiyor.. Hayat kendini 3-5 kilo için harap etmek için fazla kısa. Sağlıklı olmak için fit olmak zorunda değilsin.
Vücudunu zorlamak yerine zaman ver, neler başarabildiğine sen bile şaşıracaksın. Hem 3 kilo fazlan olsun ne olacak? Hayata bir daha mı geleceksin ki anı kaçırasın?
Bunların farkına varmamı sağlayan
PESTO PASTA WITH TOFU, MUSHROOMS, BROCCOLI AND KALE! Wow, she really DID THAT!!!
This is a nice little balance of carbs, protein and healthy fats for when you’re too lazy to be in the kitchen for more than 20 minutes but you want a home cooked meal. Directions below!
Ingredients: organic (or not) pasta, pesto (I use basil pesto), shredded cheese of your choice, olive oil, salt, pepper, red chili flakes, lemon, diced mushrooms, shredded kale, broccoli (bite sized pieces) and tofu.
• boil water in large pot. While you wait, cut up your veggies and tofu into bite-sized pieces
• once water is boiled, throw noodles in and cook until soft. • heat a skillet on medium and cover bottom in olive oil. Once hot, throw in veggies and tofu and season with spices. Cook until browned.
• drain pasta and throw it in with the veggies. Add a touch more olive oil and stir throughout. • add pesto as needed (usually a heaping tablespoon per serving) and stir. Finally, squeeze your lemon onto the pasta and throw on shredded cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. •enjoy!!
Whoever said you didn’t deserve a healthy and nourishing meal? #anarecovery#edrecovery#anawarrior#edwarrior#recovery#recoveryisworthit#recoverycommunity#ana#ednos#neda#nedaawareness
Hallöchen 🌻Ich habe euch schon lange den Brief versprochen, den ich selbstgeschrieben im Plenum als Abschied vorgelesen habe. Hier ist er :
Hallo an mein zukünftiges Ich!
Du warst nun 7 Wochen und 2 Tage in der Klinik am Korso in Bad Oeynhausen, so weit weg von zu Hause. 7 Wochen, in denen du dich zwar noch nicht komplett von der Essstörung befreit hast, aber in denen du auf jeden Fall gelernt hast, wie du ein besseres, schöneres Leben führen kannst.
Falls du jemals wieder in Versuchung geraten solltest, der Essstörung zu verfallen, mach dir noch einmal bewusst, wie schlecht dein Leben mit ihr zusammen war.
Du isolierst dich von deinen Freunden und verbringst dein Leben in deinem Zimmer, um bloß keine anderen Menschen an dich heran zu lassen. Du isst nur noch deine 3 sicheren Lebensmittel, weil du vor allem anderen mittlerweile Angst bekommen hast. Du verbringst gefühlt den ganzen Tag auf der Waage, um zu kontrollieren, ob du gerade beim Einkaufen gehen oder Treppen laufen Gewicht verloren hast. Du vergleichst dich mit anderen, die ja so viel schöner sind als du. Ach ja und vor allem schlanker sind als du selbst. Du merkst, dass du ständig Sachen vergisst, weil dein Gehirn nicht mehr richtig arbeiten kann. Du hast nicht ansatzweise so viel Kondition wie alle deine Freunde, weil du zu wenig Energie hast. Du vergleichst die Oberschenkel aller Frauen (und auch jungen Erwachsenen sowie Kinder) in der Innenstadt mit deinen eigenen, mit dem Resultat, dass alle anderen besser, schöner und dünner sind als du. Du versteckst dich und deinen Körper unter viel zu weiten Sachen, damit niemand deinen schwabbeligen Körper sieht, obwohl nur du ihn so siehst.
Denn eigentlich ist dein Körper ein Wunder. Den ganzen Tag ist er damit beschäftigt, dich am Leben zu halten. Er lässt dich lachen, denken, dein Herz schlagen, verdaut dein Essen für dich, sagt dir mit dem Bauchgefühl, was jetzt gerade in diesem Moment richtig und wichtig für dich ist (und nur mal so am Rande : Wie will man ein Bauchgefühl ohne Bauch haben?), dein Körper trägt dich zu der schönen Blumenwiese im Garten, mit ihm kannst du den Sonnenaufgang und -untergang sehen, das Meeresrauschen hören.
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Finally some #foodporn again 🤤🙌 tried Maxi king for the fist time (idk if it's the first of my life or just the first since I was very little) Buuut anyway, @recoveryis_worthit sent me a pic of one yesterday and then I wanted to try it! 😂👌
I have cellulite. I have rolls. I have back fat. I have stretch marks. I have all of these things we are told we should HATE but instead I’ve learned to EMBRACE.
Ladies, don’t stop yourself from going out and enjoying life because you want to hide those BEAUTY MARKS. Embrace them, run with them, and enjoy life each and every day. 💫 •
P.S. Anytime someone tries to troll me or make negative comments about my body, I throw on some cheeky kini bottoms and shake my ass in their face, that’s my way of saying EFF YOU I love this body!
We all have all emotions in one way or another. Roughly speaking all of these can be grouped into five different categories: Happiness, Sadness, Anxiety, Shame, Anger. Initially, I was taught ‘shame’ wasn’t a part of the basic emotional states but for many, shame is actually an integral part of their emotional repertoire. Thankfully I am seeing many professionals including all of them more often these days. For me, there was just one problem. It wasn’t with shame. Anger is my problem. That’s because I fear to be angry. In all of its shapes and forms....
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- Anne 🌿
loads of people were messaging my personal account wondering where I had gone... basically instagram deleted my bloody account but dw kids I’m back:)))), I kinda needed a break anyways.
since I have been gone from my old account i have been actually doing very well I’ve had a few meltdowns and shit but that’s normal to recovery, after all recovery isn’t easy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
i MIGHT be going away next monday to spain if I hit the weight goal camhs set me! anywaysss back to my account, if anyone is able to shout me out it would be very much appreciated as I had almost 300 followers on my last account and now I’m back at 0 :(((( ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
hope your doing ok my lovelies and I’m happy to be back :3
Hey friends!! I’ve been getting a lot of questions about my training schedule so I thought I would share it!! Keep in mind this is what I do and it doesn’t mean it’s what you should do 😚
Monday: Swimming 🏊🏼♂️
Tuesday: Upper body 🏋🏼♀️
Wednesday: Swimming 🏊🏼♂️
Thursday: Leggies 🏋🏼♀️ (sometimes Yin Yoga 🧘🏼♀️)
Friday: Rest Day 👊🏽🤷🏼♀️
Saturday: Upper Body 🏋🏼♀️
Sunday: Leggies 🏋🏼♀️
So that’s a pretty standard week for me as far as this summer goes! I often switch out a weights day for a run with my friend or something like that, but this is kinda the base 👌🏻👌🏻 Also this is going to change A LOT once school hits 😅 but we’ll figure it out!!
Anyways I hope you’re all having an awesome start to your week! Happy Tuesday babes xoxo
Stop exercising to lose weight. Seriouuuuuusly.
A lot of people ask me if I work out. The answer? Yeah - 9/10 times I’ll go only when my mom goes - since it’s our time to sort of hang out (wave across the gym with excitement). It’s usually never scheduled and It’s never, ever forced.
The reason I work out? Isn’t to lose weight. It isn’t to see results. Or to change the way my body looks (read: get “toned” get “leaner”)
I’ve been into the stair stepper lately (is that extra?) because it sort of reminds me of being on a spin bike. Not totally same but a lot cheaper, ok?
It gives me more room to dance and use my arms. And do that chest bump thing.
Yep - dance AND chest bump. I love to move and groove to the music I’m jamming out to - more bass the better (!!!!) I’m sure @mik_nugget would cringe at my (what’s expected to be athletic) form but it gives me that high of a feeling I get when I’m dancing in my pajamas and it’s a hell ton of fun.
The more you move and exercise for the feeling of it the more you’ll enjoy it which will prolly make you do it a lot more. Don’t force it - or you’ll dread it. And who wants to feel that way after of long day???
When we exercise to lose weight or get toned we may be faced with guilt when we don’t do it - anger when we don’t see the results we want - and just damn effing frustrated because you’re doing everything “right” and still not getting to what that fitness instructor promised you.
Hey!! I’m not saying this is easy. But you can start in small steps. Ask yourself what you like to do as movement. Walking around the block? Dancing as you brush your teeth? Yoga from youtube? Spin with your aunt? Anything counts. Do what you love and you’ll do it more. And you’ll prolly feel a lot better, too.