We are so excited to introduce you to one of our models and dear friend, Jerica! She is absolutely beautiful inside and out, and we just love the confidence that she radiates. We can't wait for you to get to know her and to grow your confidence in yourself as you get inspired by her story. Here it is:
“As someone who used to care what other people thought of her, I decided that enough was enough and I have been able to change this over the last three years. In 2016, I lost over 100 pounds and began to put myself 1st, for the first time in a long time. I have since kept it off and am finding fun, new ways to stay active and live a new, healthier lifestyle. I know I needed to change my bad habits and set a good example for my daughters. I don’t need to be any specific number on the scale or care about the size tag on my jeans. It is more about being healthy on the inside, and more importantly-having a healthy (mental) relationship with myself.
“When Kristie asked me to do a photo shoot for her, I immediately said, “YES!” I didn’t even hesitate at the thought that thousands of strangers would see me be so vulnerable. I take an anticoagulant which causes me to have bruising on my body; that day I showed up to the photo shoot, bruises and all, on my legs, and still had all of the confidence that I needed. That opportunity gave me the ability to “practice what I preach.” I loved every minute of it! It was so fun to be part of a brand who celebrates women and our individual uniqueness.
“I hope I can inspire others to love themselves and to take care of the bodies that we are given- we only get one! Remember, we are only limiting ourselves when we care about the opinions of others. Embrace the skin you’re in!”
A beautiful woman – on the outside as well as inside. I love her attitude and wish more people had the same strength and courage to not let what others may think dictate their own paths. That’s a babe, right there.