Body image may be a totally subjective perception, but it can still be important insofar as it motivates you to work harder to get closer to your ideal goal using keto. If you can imagine or remember a time when you were fitter than you are now, that can help inspire you. Both mirrors and scales can play all kinds of tricks on your brain and your emotions, but learning to channel those feelings productively can be very rewarding. Even if you never do reach your goal, working towards it may still have profound benefits for you.
- The author has been suffering from body image issues lately but what is most depressing about it is that the issues are all in the head.
- Although the author was the same size and weight that he was a year ago, but he has realized that his body composition has made changes.
- The author is used to feeling strong and feeling high with excitement due to the fact that he is accomplishing the goals he set out for himself.
“I’ve lost a lot of weight over the last 7 or 8 years, but I’ve also lost a lot of the muscle tone I worked so hard to build up over the last year – thanks to stress, increased workload, and a million other little things.”