Tess Holliday Gets Real About Her Life as a Mom: ‘I Might Be Fat, But I’m Flexible AF’

Tess Holliday knows that being a mom is distant from glamorous.

The indication and mom of dual common an extremely relatable photo of her try to take a pacific bath after a prolonged day, that was interrupted by her son Bowie, 2.

“When we have meetings and filming during your residence all day, and confirm to take a nice, relaxing bath before a disharmony starts…but afterwards your toddler sees we perplexing to hide into a lavatory and screams until we let him take a bath with you,” Holliday, 33, wrote on Instagram.

The physique positivity romantic also had to lift off some exercices for them to both humour a bath time.

“Normally it wouldn’t be an issue, though we have a tattoo on my leg that can’t get soppy — though hey, we competence be fat, though I’m stretchable AF,” she said.

Holliday combined that a print is a distant cry from her displaying shots.

“This print isn’t ‘flattering,’ though we don’t care,” she said. “I’m unapproachable of my body, and what it’s able of and how humorous and absurd my life/motherhood is. #thisismotherhood #effyourbeautystandards

Holliday has been extremely open about a trials of postpartum motherhood given giving birth to Bowie in Jun 2016. In Dec that year, she posted about struggling to accept her altered body.

“I wasn’t expecting this during all,” she wrote on Instagram. “I’m not used to looking in a counterpart and feeling like we don’t commend myself, though sadly that’s my existence some days. we debated on either or not to post this, though we consider it’s critical to be honest about what it’s like to be a lady in a media who recently had a baby, and the vigour that’s put on new moms to ‘lose a baby weight.’ ”

And in May 2018, Holliday pronounced that adult until only a month prior, she was dealing with postpartum depression.

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“I suspicion in my head: ‘I wish we could only vanish,’ ” she said. “I’ve never had suicidal thoughts, or self harm, though a thoughts of only wanting to stop spiteful and feeling infirm were new and honestly overwhelming.”

Holliday pronounced that she’s operative by it interjection to support from friends and family, and urged others to find help.

“What I’m observant is, moms/parental figures: we have to take time to caring for YOU,” she said. “Don’t let it get to a indicate cave did where we feel like you’re losing your mind. Don’t consider since your child isn’t a ‘baby’ that we couldn’t still be pang from PPD, since I’m here to tell you, we many really can. Ask for help, speak to someone, find a support organisation or hell, summary me. You aren’t alone and we don’t need to humour alone.”