Porsha Williams has been keeping things extra real when it comes to life since giving birth to her daughter Pilar Jhena McKinley just a few short months ago. In addition to celebrating her body during her pregnancy, The Real Housewives of Atlanta stunner has been extremely open with followers about the highs and lows of getting fit after pregnancy and why she doesn’t actually believe in the pressures of “snapping back”. But in a new interview with US Weekly, the Atlanta beauty reveals a little more about why her postpartum body is, above all else, “liberating”.
Porsha explains that she is deliberately taking her time before hitting the gym after getting the go-ahead from doctors two months after her C-section. “I do not let people pressure me, whatsoever, at all,” offered up the radio personality. “I dress for my body, for the new body that I have, being a new mommy. I dress so that I am comfortable with my new body and the size that I am right now. It’s actually liberating to post a picture and my little stomach is right there, because I just had a child, and I don’t want to send that message of editing my picture, like, ‘Oh, she had a snap back and it’s just an edit, a Photoshopped picture.’” she shared in the interview. But she didn’t stop there.
Porsha wants to use this moment to cheerlead for new moms who feel the stress of returning to unrealistic fitness goals so soon after giving birth. “I would love moms to just love on themselves a little bit more. Don’t be so hard on yourself, you had a whole human. We just gave birth, a whole miracle, [so] there’s no need to rush it. Just start out with a healthy diet and work your way into working out and going to the gym and all that.”
We are here for all of this, Porsha.
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