Month: August 2016

I may not be there yet…

A picture tells a thousand words. “I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.” Yup, I took my shorts off and wore just my swimsuit at the beach. That’s not me.  I’m not comfortable in my skin.  I see all the flaws and imperfections. Those legs, they’ve always seemed like tree trunks to me. They’re my dad’s legs, I would tell myself, but that never changes them. The trouble with this admission is that I own a fitness studio. I spend my days teaching others about health and fitness and moving and eating well. I teach that we can become what we work for.  And yet, I work hard and I eat well, but I cannot change my shape. Perhaps I shouldn’t. I can, however, change my opinion about it. “To be well in my skin.” What if that were my goal? What if that was everyone’s goal? Would we have healthier communities? I follow and recently met Trish Blackwell, which led me to listen to her ‘Confidence on the Go‘ …