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If it's a little -- -- I think it's there expect I think it's wonderful CNN zero of an eight month old and a three -- And if she could look like that.
All the -- you -- that's great.
Basically what she's saying is it's mind over matter and you know as long as you exert a certain amount of control you can do anything.
And that's not always the case.
You know not since my own -- -- as a picture of a naked -- third such controversy.
What's your excuse is the title on the on the handout -- the picture showing this mean -- fitness instructor mother of three young children.
As you Jerry this break hang does from -- from her.
Are her home in Sacramento how you doing why did take the picture did you know that a lot of ladies we're gonna say hey she's lord being over us.
Now of course not who wants at any of that feedback I took a picture because I thought it was -- -- motivational for my peace but followers.
DC that caption all the time in several different tack up inspirational posters so I think he got here I am a -- -- mother I have to be can't.
Three -- and Jerry and I think that people are going to be inspired by -- S.
But are you in no way saying look get me.
Compare me to you if you've had all these young children you're complaining about body fat or this or that not getting your body back you then you're.
You just not working hard enough.
Absolutely not I think that's crazy when people say that I'm saying he knew like you're not there or maybe -- not here are at three symbols of time.
And my three year old my tear out of my eight month solid and obviously I can make innocent prairie -- had to make my health parity and saying you know why as a mother earth yet the world -- -- your home make it a prairie.
Here in the -- with me MRC war happen is the author of -- book the body image survival guide for parents helping toddlers betweens and teams thrive.
Marcy is one about -- many many critics I hate to say why the first thing in and bringing -- said -- -- when he started he said ECB images.
Everywhere and that's the problem you see why in the type of thing.
Is went -- that beauty.
More might all the time you still -- the skinny woman in the room is always the fifth and the most muscular guy is always the -- -- and that's not always the case and -- -- -- -- Hobbies -- are the ones that work well.
The focus on how our bodies work and how they look you can eat somewhere in the middle where you can live with balance and moderation and sometimes even more intense and see it lasting.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And feel good about that and then you're good about that.
I never told.
What's your excuse.
I personally would have preferred if he said maybe this is my challenge what challenges you just eighteen when you may not isn't what's your excuse.
Jackson to -- -- or -- justify their choices but -- what I think that's really really important and this is another thing.
Why why about what I read.
I'm a body image advocate I don't is -- with a program called it vs fiction and I talk to kids and -- it hit parents and I talk to teachers.
There are five year olds who are -- their kids if they -- appears not to send him to school because they think they too fat to fit and you're seventh graders who are throwing up their lunch in in the bathroom at school because they feel like they don't live up to our assists are fat phobic society unrealistic expectation of beauty.
Think CNET news he won't be pre nup unless they're getting out and they're never going to be -- -- -- and it's because we don't see enough variety need to show.
That -- I really do come in all shapes and sizes and eighty we have to stop seeing 11 in it.
-- Maria your result obviously it's a challenge to be -- your mom is a lot of priorities that I have my day because -- do work and I have to take care my kids in my family.
Thank INS and exactly what it comes from there is a body image issue in America act there's a weight issue in America does -- health crisis in America act.
But what I'm saying is that it starts at home it starts -- appearance -- start to the mother expects me to be a positive from model to take care for south.
To put at least thirty minutes twenty minutes something in hard day so that she can be a good won't want to for her children and therefore they're tricked into the cap.
-- a hellacious conditions stay like you know I I -- you at one point I was moves deeper -- I was very muscular I was -- mom.
And I never never go back to that because.
What I thought I thought I was a great role -- and I was getting up extra early to go to the gym and when I was eating really really clean I thought that that was when he needed to show my kids.
Really I was just showing and -- you excessive or food and -- even had a couple rounds of the night.
I think that was your personal experience.
I don't you don't have the moms that I now expect to -- -- I think we're helping Rahman Al Franken leaning more at people like myself.
You're saying you know what I'm not that I'm not -- Raise a child.
And it stayed that I'm unhealthy because -- and being dead and the and that parent.
I mean how it just has I -- my signature and healthy but healthy healthiest power but we're gonna just say one thing.
We have to stop shaming people into the skinny and encourage them to be -- OK I'm unhappy and I think that I think we normalize overweight people and our society I think that it's it's we know he's -- Of people in our society that's a -- -- Maria thank you continued success -- thank you very much for coming in.
-- Marty's book the the body image survival guide and you know Maria can you can find on the Internet.
And you know I started the segment joking about my own that's -- About Mike -- publishing that was just that you don't have to get crazy but a little fitness makes for a longer -- life even if you don't end up looking as lovely -- this bit.
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