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Confidence


Sunday, February 17, 2013

I am confident in who I am. I know I am overweight. I also know my personality far exceeds any negative outward traits.

I take pride in my appearance. I still dress up for my boyfriend of five years. It's fun getting "all dolled up" for my special someone - every day, not just for special occasions.

I care about what I look like. When I exercise I'm not so pretty, sweating and dressed in my exercise clothes. But I know exercise is a means to an end. And that makes me feel confident. So while I exercise and don't look so pretty, I still have confidence in myself.

I may be bigger than a swimsuit model, but I'll bet I have just as much confidence as she does.

Confidence is very sexy, don't you think?

Denise
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SHAMROCKY2K 2/17/2013 8:15PM

    YES!! I sometimes have to give myself a "you can do it" confidence pep talk before an event. Occasionally it's fake till you make it. Put on an air of confident you and before long you are there.

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1STATEOFDENIAL 2/17/2013 6:00PM

    Confidence is a difficult thing to have for many people, of any size. Believe it or not, a lot of models are severely self-consious and totally lack confidence. I used to know a woman who was a print model. Her outward 'confidence' was a complete sham, used to draw the attention from men to get free drinks and maybe a one-night stand, but she couldn't handle being with them much longer so she'd destroy any hope of a relationship. She was so stuck on herself (she has a mental health disorder) that she couldn't see beyond any one moment. She hated a lot about herself and her life.

When someone can be confident and have self-worth without an overblown ego, it is a rare and wonderful thing to behold. Be true to you and love who you are while you reinvent your outside self to match your inside self.

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JENNIEONFIRE 2/17/2013 1:29PM

    I absolutely love this post! This is pretty much exactly what I was going to post today myself-confidence is totally sexy!! Keep staying confident! xoxo -Jennie

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MIMITAP 2/17/2013 1:28PM

  You go girl!

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CASSCOTT70 2/17/2013 1:28PM

  I love what you're saying...just stay confident like you are no matter what and you'll be just fine. And you have a boyfriend of 5 years, I think you both think that confidence is sexy, way to go!!

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