NOW that we’ve established what I put into my body during a fast. I thought it worth noting that I’m not like the lucky few who can eat whatever I want during intermittent fasting and still get a snatched waist. For me, the more discipline I exercise, the better results I get.
I did my first Get To Know Me tag on YouTube in 2016 when I first attempted to take my channel seriously. That year turned out to be a rollercoaster ride for me and my channel fell by the wayside. But I’m back now and nothing like the woman I was two years ago.
Late last year I decided to try out intermittent fasting. I was tired of being overweight (what’s new) and figured I had no spare change so something simple and sustainable would be the best way to start and build from. More than anything though I hoped it would be something sustainable.
I truly believe that the weight loss process is a different ball game for oversized and obese women as compared to someone who has a couple of kilos to lose. I soon learnt that the game has to be conquered in the mental first and then the physical.
We so often neglect ourselves under the guise of being too busy or taking care of home or business or whatever excuse comes quickest to our minds. Over the years I have been so guilty of this, having my children was the main excuse I gave, and also being busy doing life and advancing myself through work and school.
This is by far the most life changing insight I’ve heard all year. Earlier on in the year while talking to my therapist around the season my life is in she mentioned how we are so quick to talk about self-care, what about self-compassion? I was very quick to tell her that many of us […]