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Mom's 'What's Your Excuse?' photo draws heavy criticism after 'non-apology' re-post

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She's a mother of three, and as you can see, a fitness enthusiast.

But what has a lot of people fuming is the caption at the top of a picture Maria Kang posted on Facebook last year.

Kang has been called everything from obnoxious, a bully, and a bad mom because of the words - "What's Your Excuse?"

After posting last year, she decided to re-post with what she calls a "non-apology" after she noticed it was being shared a lot more recently, with negative comments.

Kang says she simply just wanted to inspire people.

In her non-apology she says in part, "What you interpret is not my fault. It’s yours."

That didn't seem to silence her critics as the negative comments keep on coming.

Here is more of what she had to say on her Facebook:

"I'm sorry you took an image and resonated with it in such a negative way. I won't go into details that I struggled with my genetics, had an eating disorder, work full time owning two business', have no nanny, am not naturally skinny and do not work as a personal trainer. I won't even mention how I didn't give into cravings for ice cream, french fries or chocolate while pregnant or use my growing belly as an excuse to be inactive.

What I WILL say is this. What you interpret is not MY fault. It's Yours. The first step in owning your life, your body and your destiny is to OWN the thoughts that come out of your own head. I didn't create them. You created them. So if you want to continue 'hating' this image, get used to hating many other things for the rest of your life. You can either blame, complain or obtain a new level of thought by challenging the negative words that come out of your own brain."


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