Recently, Sameera Reddy has been focussing most of her social media posts on physique positivity. Whereas sharing anecdotes from her private journey in the direction of accepting her true self, she has by no means shied away from speaking about weight acquire or sharing no-makeup candid photographs.
For Sameera, it’s all about being “imperfectly perfect”. And in a current Instagram publish, she shared why you will need to her.
Posting throwback photos from 2015, she wrote, “In this picture, the smile I had to put up behind the pain of feeling so bad about myself and my body was so difficult to bear it broke me as a woman…I was unrecognisable and lost.”
Round six years down the road, the 42-year-old mom, nonetheless, says she has come a great distance. But, every single day, she continues to remind herself of “how loving myself is so important irrespective of standards expected and I keep speaking so that anyone feeling the same should know that it’s ok and you are not alone.”
Speaking about her a number of moments of breakdown since she grew to become a mom, Sameera additional wrote, “As a mother after giving birth instead of celebrating the joy of my first child, all I did was silently go day to day just trying to make it through without a breakdown. But I did break…many times and it led me to where I am today. Self-acceptance, self-love and being very clear with what I will let affect me.”
She added, “I am still a work in progress and with Nyra I was much better with the way I handled my emotions and hormonal changes. Being on social media today has given me so much strength to not hide these thoughts and I am grateful I can share this with you.”