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Oh yea! I forgot I need to take care of myself


I have been feeling particularly crappy lately and at first I was blaming Cowife drama but I can confess now that its not. My salat is dragging and I have been eating horribly! And forget about exercise… Ughhhhh…. I need to do something..being a newly wed doesn’t help either… No excuses. I need to eat clean and be more physically active. Besides, it’s Sunnah!

The Messenger of Allah peace and blessings be upon him used to eat enough to keep him going, but no so much as to make him fat. Ibn ’Umar related that the Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “The believer eats in one stomach whilst the disbeliever eats in seven.”Related by al-Bukhaaree (no. 5081) and Muslim (no. 2060).

He taught his Ummah something to protect them from diseases caused by eating and drinking. He said, “The son of Adam does not fill any vessel worse than his stomach. It is sufficient for the son of Aadam to eat a few mouthfuls, to keep him going. If he must do that (fill his stomach), then let him fill one third with food, one third with drink and one third with air.” Saheeh: Related by at-Tirmidhee (no. 1381)and Ibn Maajah (no. 3349). It was authenticated by Shaykh Muhammad Naasirud-Deen al-Albaanee in Silsilatul-Ahaadeethus-Saheehah (no. 2265).

If I could just follow that, I’d be good 🙂
I cannot imagine working out in hijab lol so I’m going to come up with some @ home training program I won’t get bored of. Please feel free to share any work out/healthy eating tips! I’ll post anything interesting I find.

Ya Allah, please make us amongst those that can affirm they took care of the body you gave us when we are questioned about it on the day of judgement. Ameen!


6 responses to “Oh yea! I forgot I need to take care of myself

  1. I feel you on this. I am up for working towards improvement also. Thanks for the reminder.

  2. Ummu Hurairah ⋅

    I am in a rut too… My weight has gained tremendously after marriage. If you have any home exercise tips, please, do share. hehe.

  3. itjcs

    Hi sister! I think we share the same drama also. It works for me, Here’s my tip: just everyday make it part of your to do list, start with 5 minutes exercises, you can do stretching like especially after you do your salat. Just do it regularly after you do your salat in the morning or your salat in the evening. Eventually your body will ask for more minutes and try to be creative or download any exercise video that you like, I like the zumba. Enjoy and goodluck!

    • As salaam walaykum Sis!

      Great tips! I have to tell you all about what I have been up to, hopefully I can get it together and post something tomorrow insha Allah 😉 Thank you for stopping by, cant wait to check out your blog!

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