A handful of M&M’s ... x 3 😱
That’s what I ate today. Along with my avocado bacon and egg sandwich this morning and the rest of my food today. This isn’t BALANCE. This is me eating whatever I want.
I used to be a BIG time supporter of clean eats, not realizing how damaging this was to my mindset, my kids, my family.
Because what does this label signify on the opposite end? That other foods are dirty. And how does that feel eating a dirty food? Not good. Shameful.
And so I have allowed myself all these foods.
And I’m still seeing results in the gym 💪🏻 I can see it. I’m not tracking it. I’m not even working for it, I’m just focused on healing my body of the pain it’s going through (anterior pelvic tilt, pelvic floor weakness/prolapse, gut health issues)
This means I WANT nutrient dense food most of the time. My body craves it. But only after a year of feeding it everything I deprived myself of in order to overcome the fear of lack and fear of food.
And your body WANTS nutrient dense food as well. You don’t actually want pizza every night. Your rebelliousness does, because you tell yourself you can’t, but once you become free of those rules ... your natural body weight happens. Your healthy relationship with food happens.
Yea, I still am excited about muscle growth because it means I will be stronger. For me this means being able to care better for my boys. To play hard. To take care of myself in life if anything ever happened to my husband. I want to know I am strong.
But the biggest gains I’ve gotten?
Not caring about these rolls. Accepting the fact that my lower stomach pooches out because of my abdominal separation. And loving the crap out of life despite not having the perfect body 👌🏻 What would food freedom and body confidence look like for you?