© 2019 by Lateefah Fleming for empowerFit Wellness, LLC

 

Blogs & Blurbs

January 29, 2018


Hi, my name is Lateefah and I accept me. Pretty much most of the time. Not an easy thing to say after looking at a picture of myself 6 years ago and crying.  I don’t look like that chick anymore.

But wait.  Now, I accept me so much that when I go through those days like that when I feel like shit / feel like I look like shit / feel like I am not worth shit (you know, I just feel bad.) I still know I am living through a temporary feeling. 

This acceptance comes in handy as I watch my body change and shift while I age.  I am the “Tenderoni” age of 46 but I am peri-menopausal, retain water faster than a speeding bullet, have stage 4 arthritis in my right knee and stage 2 in my left knee (did you even know there were stages like that for arthritis? Oh.  Well, I didn’t) and a left big toe that doesn’t bend because I have a giant screw there.  It sounds like I am broken and jacked up, and I am, but this is where acceptance comes in.  Lifting very heavy weights and putting 400lbs on the l...

Please reload

Featured Posts

For the love of sweat and asana

May 2, 2018

1/10
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Follow Me
  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey Pinterest Icon