While extra pounds are the result of compulsive overeating, for some people who were sexually abused as children, the weight also offers emotional protection. The body responded to fear and on a subconscious level created the extra weight as a way to ward off sexual—or any—attention and to "feel big" when you felt small.
Can you relate?
If so, understand that on an emotional level your body and the extra weight were only trying to protect you. I know it may feel hard to connect with your body and feel good about your relationship. Here's a prayer to help you get to that place. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less
Weight Loss & Childhood Trauma Support Circle shared Leticia Rae - Finding The Silver Lining's photo.
It's not about filling yourself with food. It's about filling yourself with your own love.
How do you do that?
By taking baby steps. Do one kind thing for yourself every single day: take a 10-minute relaxation break, say "no" when you don't want to do something, set aside "me" time to read an inspirational book, eat an apple, etc.
What one thing will you do today to fill your soul with your love? 💜 ... See MoreSee Less
Do you agree? <3
You had a hard time when you were younger. And perhaps that left you feeling unworthy, making it hard to take good care of yourself and your body. But that is an old story.
Now it's time for the new one. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less