TW: weight loss discussion
I think the same things, sometimes.
When we’re taught our entire lives to think that our fat bodies are at the root of all health-related evil, it is a hard thing to unlearn. But shit doesn’t just disappear when your body loses weight. It all very much still exists.
I have had chronic skin issues my entire life, from birth to now. I’ve experienced migraines, anxiety, and stomach issues for as long as I can remember - my weight played no factor in providing relief, one way or another.
The “What if?” questions are hard to ignore when they pop in your brain. I know. Try your best to move past them before they latch on.
All kinds of bodies experience these things. Just keep reminding yourself of that, because it’s true, and focus on trusting that your body is doing the best it can. It’s what I say to myself a lot, especially as so many sources of my anxiety are health-related…It’s difficult.
I have a kind of script in my head that I go through, whenever I’m triggered or start thinking about weight loss. Maybe try determining your own script or way of combating it. I wish I could be more helpful. I’m still working it out for myself.