Sunday, January 5, 2014

When you've spent a period of your life as an obese person your perspective on your body changes. While I don't have a perfect body, I have started to accept and celebrate my body for how it is now. I may never have a flat stomach or abs, I'll always have stretch marks and excess skin unless I go down the surgical route and while I still have moments where I doubt myself and think I need to improve my body I know that in the big picture of life it's not the be all and end all. So as I lay here in the sunshine reflecting on my journey I feel happy, I'm in my bikini in my imperfect body and I'm not thinking of ways in which to perfect it. I am happy and grateful just to be at a healthy weight and living a healthy life.  It may have taken 15+ years of my life to get here but with each year of my journey I feel like I'm finding peace with my body 😄


  1. That is really the perfect attitude to start the new year with. Good for you! :)

  2. Michelle, you are a true inspiration! My primal journey has only just begun. If I can achieve anything close to what you have, loose skin and stretch marks included, I will be very happy. Just knowing where you have come from and being able to wear whatever you like, is an incredible achievement.

  3. This is the outlook I dream of having. It's less about how much weight I lose, and more about one day, finally, saying "I'm good enough", and smiling.


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