Child Obesity: 10 Things I do as a parent to keep my children healthy How often have you heard (or even said) these statements? “Wow,
Body-shaming – an issue I hold close to my heart and am vocal about. Apologetically vocal. We all encounter body-shamers in our day-to-day lives –
Have you ever noticed toddlers play? They instantly drop into perfect squats every now and then to pick up toys and can sit in a squat position for what seems like ages. Despite raising twins, this simple physical behavior made an immense impact on me only when I started doing squats.
We are all born with the flexibility and agility to our muscles optimally, but as we grow up we use this skill less and less and eventually find the once easy and normal activity, to be difficult and draining.
I have been fat/obese for most of my teen and adult life. I have dealt with low self-esteem, depleted self-worth and a looming depression perpetuated
My transformation, that’s what many people refer to is as, is not only external, it’s more of an internal shift. I have changed into a whole new person, inside out. I have become more confident, outgoing, fearless, assertive, empathetic and empowered.