Is Being Body Positive Bad for my Health?

So I am really starting to feel good about myself, happy in my skin, etc etc, but….. (there is always a but), am I starting to feel too comfortable with myself that I could slip out of the dieting zone?

For those of you that don’t know me personally, I have been seeing a dietician for some months now, as I had taken myself off to the doctors to ask for some help to lose some poundage for health reasons more than anything!  I had been doing really well and managed to lose a stone, however, I definitely don’t feel as though I am trying quite as hard as I could, I know I could try harder and I feeling the guilt today…..  With all this in mind, I ask the question, is being body positive bad for my health? I still think that we need to embrace who we are, but could this new found confidence actually be doing me more harm than good?

I read an article today on http://www.dailymail.co.uk about a lady in the US who has found that she can make a very comfortable living by becoming a Plus Size Pin Up, and therefore maintains she will never try and lose weight again!  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2448602/Christina-Paez-Depressed-mother-weighing-616lbs-finds-confidence-obese-pin-girl.html So, it goes to show that once we feel that we are worthy of something or someone we can easily be lead down the wrong path!

I feel that the fact I am feeling the guilt today after eating 2 very reasonably sized jacket potatoes with tuna mayo and cheese (possibly not the healthiest of combos) there is still hope!  And I know that I will get back in the zone… eventually!  But, are there others out there who have fallen too far away from the wagon to possibly get back on?

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Let’s hope this is true!

BIG Love

Sarah x

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