Posts Tagged ‘Brené Brown’


I just watched two TED talks (which appear below) by Brené Brown, and they made me realize why CrossFit works. When you’re a fattie, working out makes you feel vulnerable, and you don’t want that because you’re often already ashamed because you’re a fattie, particularly if you’re a woman, because women are supposed to conform to the societal norms, to be thin and beautiful.

I’ve spent a lot of time lately not working out and feeling guilty. Guilt, not shame, and as soon as I post this, I’m going to go do my scaled-like-the-dickens workout so I can shed some guilt, if not pounds. Watch this in the meantime: