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F . L . Y – First Love Yourself

June 27, 2016

F . L . Y – First Love Yourself

June 27, 2016
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If there’s one thing I struggle with on a daily basis, it’s loving myself for who I am. I constantly pick at my own flaws, compare myself to others and wonder what my life would have been like if I hadn’t made the mistakes I have. Why is it so hard to love yourself?

 

One of my favourite Carrie Bradshaw quotes has always been ‘Don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first’. This is something I NEED to learn to do, and it something I am starting to work towards now that I’m starting to look after myself more.

 

Recently I have been going through a stage where I didn’t care about what I was doing and I was eating pretty much everything in sight and doing absolutely zero exercise. This ultimately effected my leg/knee problems, making it even more difficult for me to walk.

 

With that in mind, I was so happy to be asked to take part in the F . L . Y First Love Yourself campaign. So, here are a few things I have been doing to love myself for who I am over the last few weeks.

 

I have joined Slimming World. I love the plan as it’s not one those diets where you can’t eat anything, it’s a health eating plan that I can work into the rest of my life.

 

Started being more active. As I have a number of different conditions affecting this I am taking it easy, but my family are being so supportive and going on lots of slow walks with me.

 

Taking Multivitamins. This is something I used to do, however now that I am starting to look after my diet and fitness, I feel that it’s the right time to start again. Hellenia are perfect those with muscle pain, like me.

 

Having me time. I’ve been taking longer baths, watching Netflix whenever I want and reading more rather than worrying about having a post live everyday. It feels so good.

 

 
Treating myself. Just because I can and I work hard, so I deserve it!

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What ways do you love yourself for who you are?

Lots of love,

Kirsty Leanne
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