- Former child star Isabelle de Leon has opened up on her Instagram account about her struggles, not only with weight loss, but with working out on the gym as well
- On her Instagram account, she shared how she cried out of frustration not being able to follow the routines her trainer gave her
- Isabelle said that she is sharing her experiences to be able to inspire many Filipinas on their fitness journey
"I cried on my first day at the gym."
This was the open confession of former child star Isabelle de Leon as she penned her first post as a budding fitness inspiration on Instagram.
The post, which now has 14.6k likes narrates how Isabelle struggled with weight loss and being overwhelmed with gym equipment. "I was a teenager, I had no muscles just fats. I was so frustrated cause I couldn't do the work out routines that was given to me by the trainer."
Isabelle recalled how embarrassed she felt when everyone saw her cry. "Was crying in front of everyone embarrassing? Yes."
However, she now used this bitter memory to inspire other who are struggling with their body image as well. She continued: "Was it hard? Yes. But does it make you weak? No."
"Its alright to cry sometimes, but just as long as you don't give up! Winners never quit and Quitters never win. I still have a long way to go, but to all the kids out there, YOU CAN DO IT! "
Isabelle gained popularity on TV playing one of Vic Sotto's daughters, Duday, on the TV show, 'Daddy di do du". After focusing on school and somewhat leaving showbiz, Isabelle now aims to capitalize on her social media following to inspire fellow Filipinas.
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