Respecting your Body

This summer really showed me why the urge to care for my body in new ways was so necessary.
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I’ve talked about my struggles from 2017 that came after my wedding {hello boundaries 👊🏻}, but what I haven’t talked about is the hormonal imbalances I discovered at the time- from estrogen dominance to adrenal fatigue, I took very careful steps to correct + began to work with Western Medicine again after years of not trusting it.
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It led me to eat in new ways. To move in new ways. To give up alcohol. To decide if meds for my anxiety were right for me {I chose no}, and a plethora of small changes that added up to huge leaps in my health.
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And- I started listening when doctors wanted to run more tests. Which led me to 2 months ago discovering I needed a procedure & biopsies, which took place 3 weeks ago.
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A year or two or ten ago this would have emotionally destroyed me. Now- it slowed me down a bit, but led me to an even *fiercer* commitment to my body & her needs.
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I’ll be clear- I do NOT have cancer 🙏🏻 But it’s not nothing either & explains a LOT of what my body was telling me with hormone spikes last year. In fact, my doctor said it’s likely BECAUSE of the changes I made that this is so easy to work with. .
The irony being at the same time I began to get ‘skinny shamed’ online & by some others- for doing exactly what has significantly upped my health & helped me handle this emotionally with Grace. The ‘Not My Rodeo’ mantra has been on repeat 🐉
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So- the best thing to do is ‘wait & see’ with more tests in a few months which-ahem- I haven’t always been the best at being patient with ANYTHING 🤦🏼‍♀️
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But what I am doing is Doubling Down on what has been working. Committing to even deeper care of my body & my mental health. Protecting my space, time & moments that fulfill me.
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And even more fiercely supporting YOU in being a champion for your own body & health 🔥
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Because life happens and health scares come, and the stronger we build both our physical & emotional reserves, the stronger we can handle anything life throws our way.
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So yes I’m good- I feel GREAT, I’m taking things in stride & I’m MORE committed than ever to the work I’m doing in the world 👊
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So committed & FIRED UP 🔥 in fact that that I’m bringing Fierce Body Bootcamp BACK for 3 women to commit even more deeply to your body & how you show up in the world. DM me for more info or book your consult in link 👇🏻



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