Those honest answers have allowed me to love myself completely. They have opened my heart to the idea that I am also mesmerizing, that I have had seasons, that I will continue to have season but more importantly that I have weathered many storms and have only continued to grow.
Being on-line is also sort of funny. I always compare it to just sort of shouting out into an abyss. You assume someone else is out there and hopefully, someone out there is listening. You don't really know for sure.
Maybe they're right. I mean the proof is in the pudding right? Here I am with stretch marks, scars, loose skin, thighs that touch, and more. There's no possible way I could enjoy a beach vacation according to the article above. I mean, look how miserable I am finding sand dollars on my horseback ride on the beach.
Yes, I am a strong and independent woman but that doesn't mean I WANT to struggle on my own. Meeting people whom you can relate to brings relief because it lifts a burden you thought you were the only one bearing. I can't tell you how many women have come to me and said "my tummy looks just like yours!" or "I never knew anyone else looked like me!"
Yet this one really summarizes the moments in a hike where we wonder why we think sweating buckets, getting bit up by mosquitoes, and being surrounded by wild animals is a great idea. It is. It always is.
We forget that we are authentic people. Each one of us made to contribute and experience this world in different ways. One way not being better or more important than the other. Just uniquely. By being your own authentic self you can inspire others. Not necessarily to buy a unicorn costume and go to a morning dance party but to do something that makes their spirit feel alive.
You see what I did there? So clever. Anyway, how awesome is it to share something special with someone you love? On May 1, 2016 my sister and I set out on my funnest 5K to date! I woke up feeling feverish but determined to have a good time. How can I possibly pass up … Continue reading #Topless 5K – My sister and May