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A new friend

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

I have always considered myself a pretty good friend to others. I'm sure I have some faults when it comes to friendships but overall I do a pretty good job. I am thinking more and more recently that I need to be that good friend to myself.

Things I'd never do to a friend:
Berate
Yell at her for eating something ˇ§badˇ¨
"Allow¨ self-destructive behaviors without trying to help
Intentionally hurt
Tell her she's fat and ugly
Make her feel guilty for having a few bad days

So, if I wouldn"t do those things to a friend, I shouldn't be doing them to myself. I am becoming more positive with myself and showing kindness. Instead of focusing on what I haven"t done or how much I have to lose. I keep reminding myself that I have lost 35 pounds and 24 inches. It"s so much nicer to go through my day treating myself like I"d treat others.
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ANNA_NYM 5/8/2008 12:22AM

    35 pounds and 24 inches is, absolutely, an incredible accomplishment. You should be very proud of yourself.

It doesn't happen overnight, though I wish I could snap my fingers and take back all the trips to the drivethrough. Slowly, but surely, with the right attitude, we can loose the weight that is holding us down.

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