Jumping on the bandwagon to do this #10yearchallenge because there has been a lot of weight gain/weight loss talk surrounding these pictures. I understand this must have been triggering for many of you out there and my heart goes out to all of you.
It is so easy and perhaps innate to some of us to compare how much weight you have lost or gained when you look at old pictures. But we can unlearn that!
We are so much more than our weights and these 10 years definitely represent way more than a number on a scale.
So together, let's stop focusing on our weights or sizes and start looking at our journeys, how we have grown and how our mindsets have changed.
2009 : I needed to always pose at a certain angle so that i looked as slim as possible. I also wore everything with a belt to cinch my waist because I thought it was flattering and made me look like I had a shape.
2019: Trying to live my best life as a fat girl, wearing whatever the hell i want in all shapes and silhouettes and hoping other fat girls see that they can do the same too!!
I'm so thankful that I found the fat positive and body positivity movements because I feel, act and think like a different person. Also timely to mention my fellow bopo friends @sapphiresplendour@curvesbecomeher@carbeeeee without whom this journey would have been a rather lonely one.
Today we pray for our Students — Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School and college. We pray for protection from all harm; wisdom for good decision making; and boldness to say “No” to drugs and immoral behavior. We pray for your loving guiding hand to be with each and every one of them. We pray that their faith be strengthened and that their generation comes to know your love, grace and saving power. In Jesus Name! ———————————————————————————
Hoy oramos por nuestros estudiantes —preescolar, primaria, secundaria, preparatoria y universidad. Oramos por la protección de todo daño; sabiduría para tomar buenas decisiones; y la valentía de decir "No" a las drogas y el comportamiento inmoral. Oramos que tu mano amorosa guía a cada uno de ellos. Oramos para que su fe sea fortalecida y que su generación llegue a conocer tu amor, gracia y poder salvador. ¡En el nombre de Jesus!
Everyone is doing the #10yearchallenge these days so I decided I'd give it a go. 10 years ago I was heading towards my final exams to get into high school. I was very, very ill both mentally and physically after losing almost 50 kilograms in one year and had little idea about why I was doing any of the things I was doing at the time - abusing myself, trying so hard to fit and achieve. Looking at the photos, I might say I held lots of darkness both on the inside and on the outside. Today... today, I wear pink (never would have thought I would), I hug all the cats, I still try to please everyone and achieve everything possible but I sometimes stop to think how I feel, what I want.
This is all that truly matters - all that I have achieved throughout these 10 years, apart form lots of knowledge, hardships, near - death experiences and meeting beyond amazing people, I've outgrown myself and gone back to myself and that makes me better :) P.S. my then kinda best friend told me these photos were quite dark and didn't suit Facebook well. I've made him my personal photographer now with his side job being my husband 🤣🤣🤣 #takecareofyourself#recap#tbt#littleme#10yearsago#beforeafter#memories#journey#team#besttimes#appreciate#grateful
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Keeping those cruises rolling! Because the only beer that tastes better than the one you drink relaxing by the river, is the one you drink floating on it.
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Just a couple old stallions cruising the Cuban countryside 🏞🐴🇨🇺. Glad I got to hang with the OG, El Tiburon, the oldest and grumpiest horse on the finca, before he was retired. He spent most of the 4 hour ride lagging behind the group, looking for fresh grass and farting.
В южной части Маврикия находится озеро Ганго Талао. Оно маленькое и не особо красивое, но для индуистов считается священным 🙏🏻
По легенде, бог Шива со своей женой отправились в путешествие по всему миру. На голове Шива нес воды реки Ганга, и во время приземления на Маврикии, случайно пролил их. Так и образовалось озеро Ганго Талао.
В ночь Шивы (в марте) около 80 тысяч индусов острова Маврикий совершают сюда паломничество. Они просят у озера счастья, здоровья и удачи, хотят очиститься от грехов или просто поклониться священным водам. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Рядом с озером находится храм. Когда мы туда зашли – попали на какую-то церемонию с песнопениями и танцами (мне прям везёт на такое). Очень колоритное место с умиротворяющей атмосферой 🧿
INSTAGRAM VS REALITY 💕👙🌺 #bodypositive
I have been posting a lot of bikini photos lately ✌🏻 So I thought I would remind you that they are posed to flatter my body.
LEFT 🌸INSTA is me posing and is me 1% of time at the beach.
RIGHT 🌸REALITY is me 99% of the time. Just chilling and no sucking in. Also my facial expression is similar to reality too. I ain’t always smiling like the left one 😂
Both are bikini body’s 💕 this is just a reminder to not be so hard yourself 😘
Also I don’t photoshop any of my photos, just filters eg brightness etc.
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