2014: Say Goodbye to Your Old Self

Happy New You 2014
Happy New Year, Lean Girls! Many of you have resolved to be healthier in 2014. Perhaps “healthier” means losing weight, or drinking less, or letting go of toxic thoughts about others (or yourself). Whatever it is, congrats. Your old self is on her way out, making room for a happier, healthier you.

Today I wanted to share what my old self looked like since many of you have been asking…

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This was me over 10 years ago. I always knew “this” wasn’t me. I knew there was a better life for me.

I tried a lot of fad diets, cleanses, and pills but they all failed. The scale didn’t move.

I realized I was torturing my body with the different diets-of-the-week. I didn’t fuel my body with healing and nourishing foods. I didn’t speak kindly about my body. I worked out for hours. And my body rebelled.

The scale started to move when I changed my attitude towards myself and started to believe that I was deserving of better.

I deserve the best.

I deserve the best, most nourishing foods.
I deserve to feel great during work outs, not punished.
I deserve to be spoken with kindness and respect, not bullied.

I definitely have forgotten this over the holidays. Over the next few days I will be sharing my eating and exercising plan to return to my kinder, leaner self. I will be going through a “detox” to kickstart my return to my kinder, leaner lifestyle and sharing my “secrets” along the way.

Say goodbye to your old self, and look forward to meeting a kinder, leaner you.
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  • I’ve known all the Graces over the past 10 years, and you’ve always been beautiful to me. I am, however, happy you are being kind to yourself, and that you are happy and healthy.

    Cheers to the New Year!

    • I’ve known all the Emilys the past 10+ years and she has always been strong, funny, and beautiful. She also has gone through a transformation and I am so proud of her. She’s damn sexy!

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