Self-Love – Starting A Journey

“Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself.” – Unknown A friend of mine used to tell me not to complain unless I was going to do something to change my situation. SELF-LOVE AND BODY IMAGE I’ve struggled with body image for most of my life. In fact, I suffered from eating disorders as a teenager. I remember the words a boy said to me when I was thirteen years old; he didn’t like my body. This same boy was a boy who often flirted with me. He was a year older than me. But being distraught by his words, I refused to eat. I wanted to be skinny because apparently that’s what boys liked. A couple weeks ago, I wrote about gaining weight during lockdown. I wasn’t happy about my body, but it’s something that I can definitely change so I […]

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Lockdown – Life, Love, and Loneliness

“Take this Lockdown phase as a Silver Lining to concentrate on your self happiness.” – Somya Kedia As much as I wish this lockdown helped with my self happiness, it hasn’t. LOSING BATTLE IN LOCKDOWN I’ve always had to work extra hard in terms of eating and training. If I go two weeks without a workout, it’s noticeable. Many people say that you don’t lost your gains or gain that much weight in that short of time. But it seems as though I can just look at a piece of chocolate and gain ten pounds. With training facilities being closed, I haven’t really trained since February. And with the boredom of being in lockdown, I’ve been munching on junk even more. When I met lover in January, I could get away with wearing a sports bra out of the house without a shirt over it. Now, the belly has grown […]

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