Tag: self talk

From Athlete to Obese to Healthy

Through out my life, I’ve never felt good about myself. I was an athlete in my teenage years. I went from athlete to coach and instructor. I still didn’t feel good about myself. I pushed and kept moving forward, never realizing the power of…

Finding Self Acceptance

In the previous blog post, I wrote about changes in self image, losing weight, and the perception we are going to be noticed. This entry talks about what to do. . . Yes, I am struggling with my self perception. So, what am I…

Being Noticed. . .

I haven’t been this weight for years! It feels good, except. . . I can now wear smaller clothing. It feels great, except. . . I am healthier, and notice a big difference in my energy levels. I love it, except. . . Ever…

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

“Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who’s the fairest of us all.” This quote from Snow White gives an insight about societal views about female self and self awareness. This is what I grew up. I was deeply influenced by Disney movies, Barbie dolls, and…

The Secret to My Weight Loss

I’ve been asked the secret to my weight loss. I think it begins with the idea that it’s a Mind + Body + Spirit = Fitness equation. I believe that I can and will lose the weight. There is no obstacle that will get…

Change Self-Image

One of the biggest changes that happens when losing weight is the need to change our self-image. This is how we perceive ourselves. . .what we look like in the mirror. Other people begin to see us differently too. It can be uncomfortable to…

Is Self Care Selfish?

  Self care is not selfish! It’s selfish to not take care of yourself. It’s selfish to allow your physical, mental, and emotional bodies to fall into disarray. ┬áIt’s selfish to allow extra weight to continue to consume your health, wellness, and well-being. It’s…