I stepped into the gym, ready to fight Linda all the way. 👊🏼
(Linda is the lil bitch in my head yelling lil bitch things) 😒
But right before my lift, I ran into the beautiful @_maryamjayy_ . (almost literally, i was turning the corner & I’m always speed walking since my time is limited). This girl has been cheering me on through Instagram even though we have never met in person.
I never knew what it was like to have that one girlfriend constantly gassing you up & cheering you on all the time. I swear this chick makes me smile so big & yet, until today, all we had was instagram conversations. 💕
But right away we clicked & felt so comfortable with each other. I was so pleased to find out she’s just as sweet in person as she is online. One of the first things out of her mouth was how big my butt is, a girl after my own heart 😭🥰
But talking to her opened my eyes to a bad habit I’ve been doing almost all my life.
I couldn’t accept any of her compliments. It’s easy for me to reply with thank you’s or 🥰 online, but in person I kept downplaying myself.
She’d say something like, “your ab muscles are so hard.” & I’m like, “idk if that’s what it is.”
She’d say something like, “you look great, rock it.” & I’ll be like, “you can’t see all the cellulite in the back.”
LIKE WHY?! WHY CAN’T I TAKE A DAMN COMPLIMENT??
It’s like this improved Eva I’ve been working SO hard on just let Linda take control.
& I’m done, I’m so done with her. If I’m gonna cut her out, I need to cut her out COMPLETELY.
So cheers, to breaking up with bad habits, accepting compliments & having amazing girl support.
Thank you @_maryamjayy_ for being that type of girlfriend, I’ve never had. You’re a special human & I fell in love with you pretty quickly 🤭🥰 - 4 days ago