While losing weight can be life-changing for many, it can also be emotionally exhausting. If you’re thinking of losing a few pounds, here are a few things people likely won’t tell you ahead of time.
1. Your perception of your body won’t change right away
Most people think that once their body changes, the way they view themselves will also change. Unfortunately, many people who lose weight have a hard time accepting themselves because they lack confidence and self-esteem. Unfortunately, personal self-acceptance does not instantly appear when you lose weight. Coming to terms with your new fitter body is something that might take some time—and that’s completely normal!