Kapuso star LJ Reyes opened up on her realizations about herself amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The actress shared how her partner Paolo Contis constantly reminds her to keep a healthy mindset.
On Instagram, she wrote how she has only started to take care of herself recently.
“Nakakainis kasi I know I should make time to do it, but what I didn’t realize is that it is also important to forgive yourself,” she said.
LJ continued to share that she forgives herself for not being able to work out and for stress eating the past months.
She then revealed that with the help of her partner, Paolo, she is reminded that she should not be hard on herself.
“Naisip ko (and as @paolo_contis always tells me) I have to be kind to and patient with myself. Stop being hard on myself,” she said.
The mommy of two said Paolo has always supported her lifestyles and constantly reminds her to take things easy.
“Hayyyy kakaiba itong pandemic na ito! But will definitely fight to be healthy physically and mentally through this huge challenge, para sa pamilya (at ‘wag kalimutan na para din sa sarili),” she ended.
LJ and Paolo celebrated their fifth anniversary as a couple last July 26. On Instagram, she penned a heartfelt message for the actor, saying there is no other person she would rather be with in such a difficult time.
“It’s honestly been such a roller coaster ride of emotions for me lately, but thank you for being patient with me! Thank you for always being the strength I didn’t know I needed,” she wrote.