In the photo there is an image of her looking stereotypically fit on the left, where she was an Australian size 10, and there is a curvier photo of her on the right at her current size of 16.As a society we tend to associate skinniness with healthiness but La'Tecia clarified that she is happier where she is now.An Australian makeup artist and model has revealed why she is happier heavier as she shares a before and after photo.La’Tecia Thomas, 26, who is originally from Melbourne, presented side-by-side photos of herself in an Instagram post.'I remember how unhappy I was in the picture to the left, I would loathe certain parts of my body - particularly my bum/ thighs because that was and is the hardest part of my body to loose,' she wrote.'I had so many insecurities, I compared myself to other women and I lacked confidence.'Although the photos show the physical transformation that La'Tecia has made, the post discusses much more than that as she goes into detail about her mental health too.Residents of a small outback Australian town have been left speechless after fish began falling from the sky.Hundreds of spangled perch bombarded the 650 residents of Lajamanu, shocking local Christine Balmer, who was walking home when the strange 'weather' started.
Your mental health is just as important as your physical,' she wrote.
This comment led her to follow an extreme diet and exercise plan, which wasn't healthy at all.
She explained that after school she would exercise for three and a half hours while pretty much consuming nothing.
when I was growing up.'And I remember this moment when this person was like, “You’re fat, you need to lose weight",' she said in the video.
La'Tecia received these comments at the tender age of 13 and they stuck with her as she grew older.