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I bought a bathing suit, but I am too affraid to wear it


Friday, May 27, 2011

I am going to LA June 11th-13th with my best friend. I am also going to Cancun mid July for my 5th year wedding anniversary. I really dont want to wear a one piece. I have been super duper hateful towards myself lately, especially my stomach. I really need to work on appreciating how hard I am working.
I have been busting my butt and I feel like nothing is happening.

I went to old navy today since they had a sale. I got a bathing suit , a 2 piece bathing suit. I got a skirt in a size 4. I mean its old navy so its not a REAL size 4, but still seeing that number on a piece of clothing that fits me, made me feel bomb.com.

Here are the pics of the suit
I just want my stomach to not look so scary. I don't know how to stop hating it... ugh.



and here is a proof of my awesome deal. By the way that skirt was on clearance, and today was 50% off clearance items. So I paid like $2.00 for it! I am such a smart shopper heheh

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CORKY1303 6/14/2011 10:34AM

    Girl you look awesome!! You should definitely not be embarrased to rock that suit! It looks great on you!!

I just ran across your page and I'm so inspired!! You look amazing! Keep up the great work! And congrats on your size 4! I can't wait for that day! ;-)

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DEBO1202 6/2/2011 3:40PM

    Love the suit- you look fabulous!

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WENZTHAT 6/2/2011 9:27AM

    you look great! we are our own worse critics. take it from me and everyone else commenting on here - you are rocking that suit!

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ANDEENNATE 6/1/2011 6:43PM

    You look fantastic! Be proud, you are amazing!

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SARAHWOLFE11 6/1/2011 3:42PM

    you look smaller then many other girls I see wearing two pieces!

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CANDYXPERT 6/1/2011 1:53PM

    You look awesome! If you are self concious - maybe a black sheer wrap skirt/ cover up? You know the short ones that tie on the side? Might be a sexy little extra that will make you more confident? Personally - if I had your bod I would be thrilled!

Enjoy your trip!

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FITFOODIE806 6/1/2011 1:15PM

    gorgeous Ms. size 4!!!! And if you're hating looking at your stomach, look up. Your chest/shoulders/arms are rockin!!!

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BADASSBLONDIE 6/1/2011 12:41PM

    You look absolutely beautiful.

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JORDANA84 6/1/2011 12:04PM

    Ridiculous!! You look great.. I wish I looked like that in my swimsuit now!!!

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NOMORE_MRFATGUY 6/1/2011 12:00PM

    You look incredible in that suit. You rock it girl!

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ADVENTURE-GIRL 6/1/2011 11:57AM

    You look gorgeous!

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JECKIE 6/1/2011 11:55AM

    Don't be afraid - you look awesome! Wear that suit with pride!

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NAPPILICIOUS 6/1/2011 11:51AM

    What ??!! You look fab-ou-lous. Wear the dang thing! You look great.Believe in you !!

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NEDYFAY 6/1/2011 11:48AM

    Lady, you look jaw-droppingly gorgeous. Breathe in, believe in yourself, and you will rock that two-piece like it's 1969. Your tummy, your waist, your legs, you shoulders...you're hot.

It's just taking your head a little longer to catch up.

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CASS2LOSE 6/1/2011 11:47AM

    You are crazy...you look fantastic!!! I say go out and rock that swimsuit!!!! emoticon

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KAREBARE00 6/1/2011 11:39AM

    you know, whenever i'm self conscious about wearing a bathing suit in public, by the time i get to the beach and see all the different shapes and sizes of people, i get over it.

you look great, though! :D

i think i got that same skirt off the clearance rack (in a different color) a couple months ago...also smaller than what i normally wear! score! it's comfy, too...and has pockets! amazing!

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MIPALADY23 6/1/2011 11:39AM

    shopping is half the battle! Wear it and smile! emoticon

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GIANTOCR1 6/1/2011 11:33AM

    I think you are over reacting on this. You really look great in the new suite.. I say keep it and you will wow everyone on the beach. Great job...

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LIOCORO 6/1/2011 11:28AM

    Ooooh wear that thing! I'd like to have your legs, please, then I'd rock this bathing suit. You're rocking it already!

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BREEVES3 6/1/2011 11:27AM

    You look fantastic, don't even think twice about it.

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GIRANIMAL 6/1/2011 11:26AM

    I agree with everyone else - you look amazing! What you're seeing as still fat or imperfect or whatever you're poor brain is saying is actually definition! I see abs! Get out of your head as much as you can and enjoy yourself and all your accomplishments.

Don't get me wrong - I do know it's hard though. I bought a bathing suit last year and probably still won't wear it this year -- and it's one piece! Still, follow my advice,not my example. emoticon

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KNITTABLES 6/1/2011 11:25AM

    YOu look great! Wear it.

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-POLEDANCEGIRL- 6/1/2011 11:25AM

    Cute!!!

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ARCHIMEDESII 6/1/2011 11:22AM

    We are our own worst critics. Flaws we see in ourselves, no one else sees. There is absolutely NOTHING WRONG with your stomach !! You put that bathing suit on and rock it for your anniversary !!!


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SHELLEY81 6/1/2011 11:09AM

    You look amazing! Rock out with your hot self on both your trips!

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NEENSTER1 6/1/2011 11:09AM

    Are You Kidding me emoticon say you are kidding. emoticon You are beyond ready. Walk with your head held up REAL HIGH!!! For Real. RAWK That bikini!!! & emoticon that self destruction on your emoticon BOD!!! emoticon on all your hard work. It definitely paid off!! emoticon

And emoticon deal on your super deal on the skirt. It is so cute. Be Encouraged and have a BLAST on your trip and Happy emoticon wedding anniversary. God bless you and your husband. emoticon

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ANATASHIKI 6/1/2011 11:08AM

    you're nuts! you look great , there's nothing wrong with your stomach! i used to think just like you when i weighed half of my actual weight. this year i bought a bathing suit and went to the pool , it was OK , I even liked how it looked , and it was a 2 pieces , i always thought 1 piece looks much worse than 2 on overweight people . so go there and have fun , you look really good , all the "bad"things are just in your head!

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MJLUVSANIMALS 6/1/2011 10:58AM

    You look Mahvalous darling! I used to think this way about 2 piece bathing suits when I was your age. I have pictures, that I wished I looked that way now!!! lol It's weird how we see ourselves in the mirror, I don't get that. Wear your suit, you look fine. If your worried about your stomach, concentrate on some pilates or yoga, to strengthen and tone. But again, you look great, and should enjoy your vacation!! MJ emoticon

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RUNNER12COM 6/1/2011 10:55AM

    Wear it and rock it, baby! You earned it!

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BURKEBRIZ 6/1/2011 10:55AM

    Way to go! Your stomach looks great...much better than lots of people who wear bikinis. The key as you said, though, is in YOU feeling amazing in it. You need to start some positive self-talk about what you LOVE about your body and IN that bikini to start! You can do it!!

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MOMASAURUS 6/1/2011 10:52AM

    The bikini looks awesome, and ditto YOOVIE!
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VICLAF 6/1/2011 10:51AM

    You look great!!! If I had a stomach like that, I would walk in a bikini all day -- seriously!!!

Wear it and be PROUD!!!

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YOOVIE 6/1/2011 10:46AM

    i'd give anything to have your boobs.

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LAROSEBAUGH 5/31/2011 10:49AM

    Girl, you rock that suit! I can never get used to how my stomach looks now, but really the only person that will be critical of your body is YOU! Just work it!

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HIPPYMAMA22 5/31/2011 10:47AM

    You look GREAT!!!! CUTE swim suit!!! Rock that bikini!!!!

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AMBERNICHOLE3 5/31/2011 9:38AM

    Wear that thing with pride girl!!!!

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CHRISHOWARD4273 5/30/2011 8:02PM

    You look great and you scored an amazing deal. I am so jealous!

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EMPTRS 5/30/2011 7:21PM

    You look FABULOUS!!! I think that swim suit is awesome and you look like a babe in it! And congrats on a SIZE 4!!! Old Navy pants/skirts fit TIGHTER on me than the other brands I wear (Gap, Banana Republic, etc.) so BE PROUD!!! Don't qualify your triumphs!! You are rocking, girl!!!

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SHUSS586 5/30/2011 6:56PM

  girl you look great!! the bikini looks really good on you!

-Sofia

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TEAM-SARAH 5/29/2011 12:38PM

    You are definitely bikini-ready, rock it lady. you've worked hard for it.

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ASHWILLDOTHIS 5/28/2011 9:49PM

    You look great! I wish I had a stomach like that!!!!!

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FROGGERHKC 5/28/2011 9:27PM

    You look fantastic! :)

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SKINNYLOVELYME 5/28/2011 9:11PM

    oh my gosh.. your stomach is effing adorable. i don't understand why you see this as a trouble area? you look amazing!

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HEALTH-E-CLARE 5/28/2011 7:38PM

    You look fabulous and that is my trouble spot too. What are you doing to work your core? I'm always looking for new ideas.

Oh and Victoria Secret is having a sale on some of their bikinis and I've had some good luck with them.

Sounds like you've got some fun plans coming up! You're going to look awesome rocking that suit in cancun!

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JGAL8123 5/28/2011 11:44AM

    Wear it on the inside as well as the outside, sexy girl. You look hot!
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SOPHIKKO 5/28/2011 11:27AM

    Hun... PLEASE take a step back and look at yourself as your old self. Look at how much you would have killed to look like this. I think your stomach is amazing. I love that even though you aren't at goal weight, your stomach is pretty flat and you have an amazing waist to hip ratio.

You look amazing. Trust us!

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STARPESCADO 5/28/2011 10:41AM

    You look so awesome!
You must wear it and wear it proud!

You really do look so good and I hope you enjoy your trip!

PS Love the fact that you got stuff on sale - Smart Shopper (just like me!)!

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MBOURKE8 5/28/2011 8:54AM

    You have work hard and it shows- you're smokin!!
hmmmm, I'm gonna have to run to Old Navy for some deals today I think :)

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FUZZY1TOO 5/28/2011 8:16AM

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Wear that bikini with pride, sweetie! You have worked so very hard and look AMAZING! Maybe you should try and look in the mirror like a friend, instead of yourself. Would you say those unkind things to a friend who had worked so hard? What would you say to a friend wearing that bikini? If the answer is different than what you'd say to yourself, then you need to remember the 'friend' comments, take them to heart and be a better friend to yourself. *grin* Of course, we all need to be better friends to ourselves, don't we?
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LIBBYFITZ 5/28/2011 7:33AM

    emoticon you look fantastic!

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