- Unathi Nkayi recently took to social media to share her struggles with weight loss
- Unathi, who is an Idols SA judge, expressed that she had to constantly work on herself during the times she was struggling with her weight
- Unathi, who is also a singer, shared that she now loves how she feels and look physically
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Many women who have gained a bit of weight amid the Covid-19 lockdown have shared on different media platforms that they don't feel confident in their "new" bodies especially since Mzansi is headed towards the sunny festive season.
Idols SA judge Unathi Nkayi recently took to her Instagram to open up about her struggles with weigh loss. The singer encouraged the "beautiful women" who have gained weight to "fetch" their lives.
The media personality expressed that she had to constantly work on herself during the times she was struggling with her own weight. She even posted pics of her before and after transformation on the photo-sharing app. Unathi captioned her post:
"I have so many conversations with many of you beautiful women. The underlying theme I frequently get whilst speaking to some of you is that you feel that you can’t reach your goal or that you don’t deserve it. How will you know if you don’t at least try. You often ask ‘How do you do it’ I literally had to fetch my life.
"The life I knew I wanted and enjoy today. Fetch the body I wanted... and that takes constant work. But to me it is worth it because I love how I feel and look physically."
The star said she also had to "literally fetch my mind" during her journey.
"Now it’s about how do I stay ahead... Psychologically, spiritually, professionally and financially."
The musician's fans took to her comment section to share their reactions to her post.
"Your strength doesn't only inspire women.. It inspires men like me to stop at nothing.. Until those goals are actually achieved.. If u can do it so can we. Happy Monday."
"Love it Unsta! I’ve fetched my body this year, but that came with fetching my whole life spiritually, emotionally and mentally. Feels great!"
Eusebius Mckaiser commented:
"So so proud of you my friend and inspired by your hard work, resolve and consistency."
"As I start #fetchingmylife... Thank you for the motivation. You look amazing."
In similar news, Briefly.co.za reported that actress Slindile Nodangala has accepted that she'll never be able to wear size 32 in her life. The star recently took to social media to ask her followers when did they make peace with the fact that they'd never be size 32 again.
Slindile, who is affectionately known as Mam Ruby - a character she played on the defunct show Generations, expressed that even though she has embraced her body, she feels like only a small ceremony will give her peace about the fact that she's a size 50.
"When did you make peace with the fact that you’ll never be size 32 ever again, you’re a size 50, and did you have a party? Cause I feel like only mcimbinyana (a small ceremony) will give me peace and help solidify this milestone. So xa silapha kuxhelwa ntoni? Ihagu okanye inkomo? (So when we've reached this stage what do we slaughter, a pig or a cow?)"
Mam Ruby's fans took to her comment section to share their stories about when they started to embrace their bodies.
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