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Something About This Before-and-After Transformation Will Shock You

I ain't afraid of no pizza ☝️seriously I have all the feels rn and here's why. What if I told you that gaining weight is OKAY? The picture on the left is from two years ago, 151 lbs. the picture on the right is from two minutes ago, 151 lbs. the third pictures are both from today! Please don't be offended by this I'm just proving a point! For the longest time I've been so petrified of the scale, I was gaining weight and refused to look 👀 luckily I have the worlds strongest support system including my friends, my boyfriend, and people I've met through fitness that help me realize that numbers are so relative!! @hillon_dassett snapped some sense into me when I freaked about the weight I've gained. But the 151 lb girl on the left who spent hours running on the track, starving, yo-yo dieting, overeating, self-consciously looking in the mirror at all times- is NOT the woman I am today. I refuse to count myself out of having fun and enjoying my 20's and more importantly skip out on family vacations. F*ck that!! I enjoy training and weight-lifting just as much as I love how I look right now. Just because I'm always training does not mean I'm trying to "cut" for a show. Here's to big booties and even bigger hearts 💕 ☝️🍑🙏

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For anyone who's tried to lose weight through exercise only to not lose a pound or even gain weight will relate to these before-and-after pics. Emily Sowers, a bikini competitor shares, "The picture on the left is from two years ago, 151 lbs. the picture on the right is from two minutes ago, 151 lbs."

Two years ago, Emily was so obsessed with weighing herself and "spent hours running on the track, starving, yo-yo dieting, overeating, self-consciously looking in the mirror at all times." And with the help of her support system she's finally come to terms with it being OK to enjoy herself and even gain weight — "numbers are so relative!!" Plus there are plenty of ways to determine your progress on the healthy path that have nothing to do with the scale. Now she says, "I enjoy training and weight-lifting just as much as I love how I look right now." She closes with, "Here's to big booties and even bigger hearts 💕"

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