My Dear, Dedicated Body
In honour of the first day of sweet Summer – to coverting months and pounds of toxic thinking and self-criticism into freedom-fuel:
My dear, dedicated body,
From this moment forward, I vow to feed you with clean food and positive thoughts.
I will water you religiously.
I’ll seek nourishment for your physical form, but also for the spirit you so tirelessly protect.
I will strive to understand you, in all your delicate complexities, so that I may serve you into our old age.
I will accept my flaws and perfections in unison as the yin and yang of my being.
I promise to surround you with other bodies that will raise your vibration.
I will laugh at every possible moment, from the depths of my belly, until joy radiates from my skin and tears stream down my cheeks.
I will close my eyes from time to time and smile, for no particular reason at all.
On days when you are failing, I will not speak to you in anger.
I will listen to your cues, and accept when I need to slow down and rest.
From this moment on, I will hold in my heart that you are doing your best for me, and I will not expect more.
From this moment on, we are a team and I will repay your best with my best; and we will be brave together.
With deepest gratitude,