Sunday, August 29, 2010
I was looking in the mirror today. I realized that losing 18 pounds in the past four months has left my face looking a bit thinner.
Then I wondered how I could measure my face to see in actual numbers the millimeters that I've lost. Enough to look good...but at my 57 years of age, not enough to show the wrinkles that have been filled in with fat cells for these last 15+ years.
I thought that I will probably not be happy with those wrinkles. I would not be happy unless I had the slim, taut body of my teens and early 20's.
But back in those days, we didn't appreciate our figures and healthy bodies. We were too filled with angst: "Am I good enough? Am I pretty enough? Will I ever fall in love?" Etc., etc.
I guess we're never really happy with ourselves. I guess I think too much.