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IN Health & Fitness ON 05 Aug, 2016
Kelsey Wells wanted to have her pre-baby body back at any cost. So, she included the Bikini Body Guide workout in her daily schedule.
Her weight was 145 lb and she wanted to reduce it to 122 lb. Kelsey was also facing postnatal anxiety due to which she started and stopped exercising for a while.
Later she motivated herself to achieve her target weight but something unexpected happened.
Read further to know the inspiring story of Kelsey Wells.
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That's when she realized that the numbers on scale can't define her. So, she decided to live her life to the fullest without giving a damn to the scale.
Kelsey wanted to give this message to her friends and followers that a healthy body has nothing to do with the scale.
She wrote, "I figured it was time for a friendly, yet firm reminder."
Kelsey wrote, "PLEASE STOP GETTING HUNG UP ON THE NUMBER ON THE STUPID SCALE! PLEASE STOP THINKING YOUR WEIGHT EQUALS YOUR PROGRESS AND FOR THE LOVE OF EVERYTHING PLEASE STOP LETTING YOUR WEIGHT HAVE ANY AFFECT WHATSOEVER ON YOUR SELF ESTEEM, like I used to."
She wrote, "To any of you who are where I once was, please listen to me. I am 5'7" and weight 140 lbs. When I first started #bbg I was 8 weeks postpartum and 145 lbs. I weighed 130 before getting pregnant. So, based on nothing besides my own warped perception, I decided my 'goal weight' should be 122 and to fit into my skinniest jeans…"
She continued, "Well after a few months of BBG and breastfeeding, I HIT IT and I fit into those size 0 jeans. Well guess what? I HAVE GAINED 18 POUNDS SINCE THEN. EIGHT FREAKING TEEN. Also, I have gone up two pant sizes and as a matter of fact I ripped those skinny jeans wide open just the other week trying to pull them up over my knees."
She wants to motivate others to change their perception about health and fitness.
She mentioned in her post, "Record how many push-ups you can do. And if you can, your BFP – there is only a 5 lb difference between my starting and current weight, but my body composition has changed COMPLETELY…"
She explained, "I have never been healthier than I am now. I have never been more comfortable in my own skin than I am now. And if I didn't say #screwthescale long ago, I would have gave up on my journey. So, the little teeny tiny voice in the back of my head that still said "wtf is this – not 140!?" last week when I stepped on the scale, I say SCREW. YOU. And I think you should probably say the same to your scale too."
So, keep taking your progress photos and videos every day.
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