Sad to say another Summer has come to an end. Been up at Buckhorn Lake every weekend since mid april plus 4 weeks of holidays.
Amazing hot Summer.
This video is me crossing Gannons Narrows 5 minutes from Paradise.
Hands free of course 😎
Let’s talk body image & social media...
As I’m pretty sure all of you would assume, I posed for this picture, you’re wrong! My sister and I spent basically this entire afternoon at the lake trying to get the *perfect* insta pic. We tried evvvverything but nothing came out how I wanted it to. I was really upset with myself because of the way I looked in the pics she was taking of me, just because I thought I looked a lot better than what the pictures were making it seem.
My mom was making fun of my sister and I for taking photos all day and I look backed, laughed, and Hayley somehow got this picture that I LOVE! It shows ~ happiness, that I’m care free, & enjoying myself.
We worry so much about looking good for the ‘gram & wanting to have the most likes and if we don’t look a certain way that won’t happen.
A year ago today I legit had an app on my phone that told me who unfollowed me on and how good my Instagram posts were doing compared to others. WTF! And if I wasn’t getting enough likes on a picture in a certain amount of time I would take it down. WHO WAS I OMFG. I did not have a healthy relationship with social media and I was OBSESSED with how others viewed me..
I’m just starting to get into my fitness journey and nights like tonight while I was at the gym looking at myself I STILL didn’t like what I was seeing, but that’s the whole reason I’m THERE.
To make a better version of myself for MYSELF! Not for stupid Instagram likes or for other people on social media that I’ve never talked to/met before.
I want to be better for ME. I want a better body for ME. I want to be as healthy as possible for ME. Stop trying to please others and Instagram with how you look, because that’s dead 🙅🏽♀️