"In 2016 I lost my grandfather. He was the only Father I knew. After he passed away, I had no goals in life. There was nothing I wanted to do to better myself. I felt like my life was at a standstill. I had gained so much weight from staying in bed all day.
One day scrolling through Instagram, I stumbled across a Fred and Far post. It was a post showing their self love pinky ring. I wanted to love myself and I was touched by the message behind the ring. I purchased one and I started to wear it every day to remind myself to start loving me. I would read all of the posts every day from Fred and Far and I was so happy to be apart of the tribe. I enrolled myself into so many classes to learn new things like dancing, gymnastics and fitness.
I’ve never felt better. I find myself able to do things I’ve never done before. I really enjoy life and I don’t think I’ll ever go to the dark place I was once in. I’ve pushed myself to do things that I never thought I would do. I’ve become more outgoing.
Today, I find myself in one of the happiest places I’ve ever been. I am the best I have ever been physically. I cherish each and every moment each day. I’ve pushed myself to new limits even to become a professional dancer! My journey has just begun and I owe it to the encouragement of Fred and Far (:"
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