Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Don't know about you, but there are bits of me that I avoid looking at in the mirror. Most of it, to be honest in my case. However sometimes you just have to grin and bear it. So yesterday evening I was having a good squint.
It's interesting, what you notice changing. Now I am a woman of a certain age (when I refer to myself as a girl, this is mere wishful thinking). So I've got wrinkles starting in all kinds of places. Since I began sparking, they have been joined by a few dents where I used to have bulges, and some new dimples.
Hm. Makes you very thoughtful, this sort of stuff.
Exercise has tightened up some bits, leaving others looser, if you know what I mean. I could crack nuts with my calf muscles, but my gut is seriously out of condition, and before you all dash to chip in and start suggesting loads of exercises, may I say I have to be very very careful not to upset my back. Swimming might be a good idea, but not till I'm thinner. There's a circular argument going there, huh? Bits of me don't really need to lose any flab at all. Others are nothing but.
And the zillion dollar question: if I shrink 10 sizes, how much will my skin shrink by? Six maybe, if I'm lucky, given my age? And what do I do with a skin four sizes too big?
I'm not going to give up SP because of this, no way, but it's a bit painful.
So, sparklers: loads of you must be going through this one - how are you dealing with it?