“Because in order for me to be a good mother, I need to be able to be happy,” she said.
Along with this, she also acknowledged the fact that things don’t happen overnight. Exercise, diet, as well as a good support system all work together to make it happen.
Furthermore, she is also doing all these not to simply “bounce back” to her old body but to forge a new sense of self. Solenn even took it on her Instagram page to share what she has learned during her journey.
“One thing I learned after becoming a mom: You’ll never be who you were. Because you’re not. Actually, you’re a better person, because you see what your body’s capable of doing.”
“There’s no shame in asking for professional help, especially when new phases in life mean new challenges. [However], the journey for reshaping and restoring yourself [should not be taken] alone – it really takes a village,” she added.
In a separate Instagram post, she also reminded fellow mothers to sometimes “take some time off” for themselves despite the mom guilt.