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Starting to Like What I See in the Mirror

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

As I was getting dressed this morning, I looked in the mirror and actually smiled. That hasn't happened in a very long time!

I've been watching the number on the scale go down, I've been getting happily annoyed that my clothes don't fit anymore emoticon (annoying because I simply don't want to have to spend a bunch of money on clothes only to turn around in a couple months and do it all over again!)

The one friend who talk to about this healthy thing assures me that you can see a difference just by looking at me.

I didn't believe it until today!

HAPPY DAY!!!!!!!

I'm a big believer in being yourself and loving yourself for who you are. And I think I'm a pretty fantastic person. I'm kind, I'm loyal, I'm a hard worker. I can be incredibly silly.

So when I decided back in January to jump on this healthy bandwagon, it felt weird. Because I've never felt like I needed to change who I am. It took a while to convince myself that I wasn't doing that. Deciding that I wanted to like what I see when I look in the mirror was a harder struggle than it should have been.

But doing it for me, and only for me, is what made it a possibility.

And I'm {HAPPY}


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
DEEGIRL50 7/19/2013 8:07AM

    emoticon Loving Yourself... Priceless!
emoticon on creating a healthier, stronger, and great shape!

You can shop second hand stores for cheap clothes as you continue to downsize!

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MMILLER139 7/12/2013 8:50PM

    emoticon emoticon I am not there yet! But the other day, my Aunt asked me if I was wearing new jeans and said they looked good on me, so not to wear them to work or they will be ruined... she saw me in those same jeans a week earlier, I had to lay down to button them then, and she didn't say anything about wearing them to work lol. That was the best, and only, compliment so far! emoticon

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TINKSMOM1 7/10/2013 9:05AM

    I love your attitude! I'm so glad you wrote this blog! Keep up the good work, your awesome! emoticon emoticon

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KERRIELYNN719 7/9/2013 6:25PM

    It always takes a whole for us to notice changes in ourselves! S glad you can see them :)

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KSJ040 7/9/2013 6:16PM

  That is SUPER! I just had my day like you describe last week and was over the moon! It is SO rewarding to see the efforts of our hard work and dedication to our health...and the compliments of other's rocks as well! emoticon

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