I have struggled forever with my weight. Many years ago I actually set intentions and started going to WW. I lost 58 lbs in 8 months. I looked fabulous. It wasn’t sustainable. Why? I was eating such small amounts of food and was going against my body. I still didn’t love my body.
Now fast forward many years and I was still treating my body like crap. I ate unhealthy. I was under lots of stress. I didn’t take time for me. And then I was diagnosed with a chronic illness. Guess what had to change? Everything!
I figured out I lived in a constant state of stress and anxiety. I had lived with a low level of anxiety for many years without even realizing it. This anxiety was affecting my health along with stress, little exercise, poor diet and poor sleep. No wonder my body had to get my attention.
I approached this like I did everything else, head on. I went to my dr. visits but honestly I didn’t like what they told me. I didn’t like hearing I would always need meds or that my pain would probably never go away. Screw that!
I don’t like being told what to do so I set out on honoring my body. That has manifested in many ways. Eating healthier food. Getting more sleep. Exercising more. Removing as much stress from my life as I can. Releasing things and letting them go. I have found that last part to be the toughest. Whether it is an ingrained habit or something more recent, releasing things is always hard. Emotions and limiting beliefs affect our health too!
Where do you need to let go of the funk in your life? What do you need to do different or release today? Let it go!