She is known for being refreshingly honest on social media.
And on Thursday, Chanelle Hayes shared a heavily filtered selfie while shouting “monotonous perfection” on Instagram as she described her real life dilemmas, including her graduation from raising children and dealing with ME
The former Big Brother star, 34, slammed editing apps and insisted that they “make us feel unworthy”, admitting that she was previously “trapped in feeling less than social media -Feeds from others “.
Keep it real: Chanelle Hayes, 39, shared a heavily filtered selfie Thursday to uncover what’s worryingly possible with editing apps
Chanelle posted a makeup-free photo of herself showing off her pretty freckles and tiny wrinkles under her eyes.
She added a heavily airbrushed version of the same snapshot that blurred her freckles, showed no signs of wrinkles, and gave the illusion of makeup on her face.
The reality star did it all over again, using a slightly different filter to reveal what is disturbingly possible with editing apps.
Above the photos, she added, “If the girl in the photo isn’t even the girl in the photo,” as she pointed out the difference between her raw selfie and a heavily filtered version.
Open: The Big Brother star insisted that editing apps “makes us feel unworthy” and admitted that she previously “fell into the trap of feeling less than social media -Feeds from others “.
Chanelle wrote next to it: “Nowadays we can change our photos so easily that we don’t even look like ourselves anymore.
“Don’t get me wrong, I am in favor of getting the best pictures of ourselves and making the most of what we have, but all of these editing apps make us feel unworthy and never let us get there .
“It annoys me when people post on social media that everything is perfect, be it looks, weight / body, family, relationships, or just life in general, because (as someone who is trapped, they feel less feeling as though because of someone else’s social media feed) it doesn’t represent the whole truth.
“Nobody has a perfect life but for some reason we are just trying to prove online that we do!
Real Conversation: She exclaimed “monotonous perfection” on Instagram as she described her real life dilemmas, including balancing her parenting graduation and dealing with ME
“So, to let you all know: I haven’t worn any make-up since Christmas, I haven’t washed my hair for a few days, I spend most of the day stressing out that I don’t fit my degree I can spend my life around the children, the rest of the day I spend yelling at the children because they are arguing or throwing things or being little monsters when I am not in pain or exhausted all the time in bed.
‘My life is hectic, I forget things, I use’ frozen food ‘sometimes because it’s easier, sometimes I wear my top back to front and don’t even notice that I call my kids the dog names and vice versa because life does can become manic.
‘So if you want to break the monotonous perfection online, you’re welcome here!
“#nofilers #noediting #antiairbrushingcampaign #bodypositivity #selfworth #selfconfidence #selfcare #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #real #beforeandafter.”
Difficult: Last week, Chanelle announced that she was diagnosed with ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) or CFS (chronic fatigue symptom) after losing nine stones
Last week, Chanelle announced that she was diagnosed with ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) or CFS (chronic symptom of fatigue) after losing nine stones after gastric sleeve surgery.
Common symptoms of ME / CFS are constant extreme tiredness and tiredness after resting or sleeping.
Chanelle said her health was so bad that she could no longer go to the gym and drink alcohol or enjoy evenings with friends because she is always so exhausted.
Honest: The star was open about her weight loss and announced earlier this year that she was under the knife and had undergone gastric tube surgery (pictured recently and at right in 2018).
She told The Sun that because of her obesity, her condition went undiagnosed for four years – but went from size 18 to size 10.
Chanelle told the publication, “I thought, ‘I’m overweight, it’s my own fault, no wonder I’m tired all the time and no wonder my joints are killing me.”
“Then when I started losing weight, I felt like the pain was getting worse.”
Chanelle compared the pain to childbirth and explained how she feels like her “bones are about to explode”.
She also shared how she and her children Blakely (11) and Frankie (4) are missing out on time because they sleep so much.
What is ME / CFS?
Myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome or ME / CFS, is a long-term disease with a wide range of symptoms. The most common symptom is extreme fatigue.
Common symptoms of ME / CFS are constant extreme tiredness – it can be very difficult to perform everyday activities, and still feel tired after resting or sleeping
Recovery takes a long time after physical activity
Sleep problems, e.g. B. Frequent waking up at night
Problems with thinking, memory, and concentration
Some people with ME / CFS may have other symptoms as well, including
Muscle or joint pain
Dizziness or nausea
Fast or irregular heartbeat (palpitations)