Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Loving your body

I was just reading on a blog which I occasionally get sent to by another blog which I read often which I heard about on another blog that I read faithfully each day. . .
Anyway, it had to do with loving our bodies and accepting them. I loved this quote from one of the comments:

"I do love my body. I love that it gave birth (five times!), produced enough milk to make all five babies strong and healthy and juicy, carried me through Italy, Ireland, Scotland, England, France, Arches, Zion, Goblin Valley, Little Wild Horse Canyon, and University Mall during the Christmas rush; to the top of Mount Timpanogos, to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, and up and down my stairs a million times each day. I love that it can twist into a pretzel during yoga, bend to pull a week, straighten to lift a child, and curve to snuggle with my husband."


Isn't that great! I love that I have a strong body too. I want it to be stronger to do even more things, so getting in shape is still high on my to-do list. But loving my body is now right up there too. I resolve to look in the mirror each morning and tell it that I love it. Won't it be happy!

4 comments:

Lindsay said...

My sister got me a subscription to Segullah for Christmas. I didn't know they had a blog. Interesting thoughts.

Let me know if your plan works. I should probably try some positive body affirmation too. However, I am just not feeling the love.

Design Mom said...

That is a fantastic quote. Hooray for strong, healthy women!

Julie M. said...

I agree, I don't give my body half the love it needs. It's usually pregnant or nursing lately, which makes it hard to love. So I'm resolving to be happy with what it is, and get it back into shape quickly! :) Thanks for the awesome quote!

PM said...

I am trying to love my body, but lately it doesn't seem to loveable if you know what I mean. No really I am very thankful for the strength that it does have. A positive attitude will hopefully make up for what my body lacks. Now if I just could find that positive attitude.