Since creating my website and instagram account I have stumbled onto a scary trend among women and girls, strict exercise and diet regimes that they pride themselves on coupled with overwhelming guilt for whenever they stray from their "plan".
Be healthy to better your body, not deprive it.
Work out to improve your fitness and see what your body is capable of, not to look a certain way.
Eat healthy foods to feel good, not to be a certain size or number.
Don't limit yourself, everything in moderation!
The intense guilt over not going to the gym or eating too much dessert/carbs/food is unhealthy and NOT worth it!
SO WHAT YOU DIDN'T GO TO THE GYM, guess what, I didn't go to the gym for two weeks once and I didn't turn into a big ball of flab. Sometimes things happen that are more important than your cardio and lifting routine....
SO WHAT YOU ATE TOO MUCH, I probably do that at least once a week or every two weeks. What can I say, I have an incredibly large sweet tooth and an extreme addiction to peanut butter.
Life is meant to be enjoyed. Some things are simply good for the soul, whether that be indulging on a certain food item or skipping the gym so you can spend time with someone else or just relax cause that's what your body wants. A healthy lifestyle is not a restricted lifestyle.
I am not going to sit here and preach to you about not feeling guilty when I myself have been there before, but then I stop and think to myself, "Why?". Why feel bad because I didn't go to the gym, or I had half the jar of peanut butter...What good does feeling guilty or beating yourself up over it do? NOTHING! As my dad always says, "Guilt is a wasted emotion" and he is one hundred percent right.
Being healthy and fit is all about balance! That means still enjoying yourself while eating right and exercising! Let go of those guilty emotions and forgive yourself, tomorrow is a new day with a fresh start. You can cho
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