“Just five more pounds. I just need to drop 5 more pounds and then I’ll be happy.”
That’s what I used to tell myself over, and over, and over again.
It was never enough.
I always felt like I needed to drop five more pounds. Just five more pounds and then I can be happy and love my body.
My body performed, felt, slept and had more energy weighing 10 pounds heavier, but my brain, my desired weight- the weight I thought I needed to be at to solve all of my problems- was 10 pounds less than what my body wanted to naturally stay at.
I refused to embrace my “sweet spot.”
And the media definitely supports this refusal.Continue Reading