I think I’ll find myself some beach & go for a long walk this weekend. It’s time to clear my mind of all the chaff. This post from Tsh has a lot of truth.
For the first time in a long time, I have been consistently working out for an extended period of time. I am gaining strength, flexibility, and energy. My clothes fit better, my muscles are more defined, and I was actually looking forward to trying on swimsuits this spring. Then I walked into the
Source: On learning body kindness
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Given my situation, there’s a definite vein of “Because I don’t want to drop freakin’ dead” in why I exercise; I can mentally swap all the stuff about kids with that. But what she says about the gap between the reasons we exercise vs. the reasons other people say are (or should be) why we do it, I think applies pretty well across the board for women, and probably for men, as well. And I do catch myself doing that, even though the docs have never said I had to lose weight through all this mess. It’s never been about how I look, but it truly does still sneak in.
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