KickStarter Supporter: Christopher Cao

Nov 13, 2019
Written by
Taryn Pearce
Photographed by
Christopher Cao
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hristopher Cao thank you for supporting our Kickstarter Campaign.

1. How have you struggled in the past to appreciate or love your body and how have you overcome that struggle?

When it comes to consumption of food, I live to eat. I’ve fluctuated between 25%-20% body fat.  It was not until I finished college that I started taking my health seriously. My body changed after each milestone I reached. Weightlifting, sleeping right, cooking healthy, cardio, and finally intermittent fasting helped me to shift my relationship with my body. With the combination of all the milestones, I am at 10.9% body fat! I feel stronger and importantly proud of myself.

2.What do you love most about your body?

It is stronger and more adaptive than I thought. If you give your body what it needs and the time to change, it will adapt. There are no shortcuts to becoming the best version of yourself. It takes love, care, and respect. Your body, emotions, and cravings are not here to hurt you. They are telling you what they think is normal. It is up you to decide what it right and your body will adapt. If you take care of your body, it will take care of you.

3.What message do you have for other women who struggle to appreciate and love their bodies?

Your imperfections make you perfect. Your scars, your tattoos, your skin, your hairstyle, your clothing, anything that makes you unique is an expression of who you are. So be proud of yourself.

4.Why do you support SMV?

I support SMV because it promotes self-love and self-care to a generation of women who are constantly told they are not enough.

…There’s no person in the world like you, and I like you just the way you are.” --- Mr. Rogers.

Thanks for your support, Christopher! We love you! --- The SMV Team

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