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Blog Challenge- Day 14

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

14. True or false: I like the way I look. Elaborate.

True... most of the time. I had such a disconnect between reality and how I perceived myself when I was at my heaviest. It didn't really sink in how heavy I was until I had to look at pictures of myself standing next to my niece. That woke me up, but there was still a certain amount if denial. So, I guess it makes a weird sort of sense that now I have trouble thinking of myself as someone at a healthy weight. I don't like to look at myself in mirrors, but when I catch a glimpse it always seems a nice surprise. I am more concerned about how strong, fit and healthy I am than how I appear to others. Overall though I am satisfied with my appearance, despite the comments I have been getting that I look too skinny.


Went to court this evening for the traffic ticket. No fine, but the court surcharge has gone up to 93 dollars. The last time I got a ticket (20 years ago) the surcharge was $20. I guess this state doesn't need to raise taxes because they have raised the cost of everything else!

After court I took mom to the grocery store to pick up a few things. She didn't quite have enough cash, and that store doesn't take credit cards, so I put it on my debit card. Turned into an expensive evening. She does a lot for me though, so I can't really complain.

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KALISWALKER 11/13/2013 10:24PM

    I agree - I am more concerned about how strong, fit and healthy I am than how I appear to others.

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    I always keep on looking in the mirrors,, NOT cos I am "vain" in a skinny sense,,,, I have a ways to go, but I DO like the progress,,, and LOL MY HAIR !!! its a very pretty red,,,,, and I always get A LOT of compliments on it. LOL yeah in "that sense" I AM VAIN !! now to have the BOD TO MATCH IT !! LOLOLOL !!

OUCHERS on the expensive evening, but NEAT that you also helped out ur Mom,, NO DOUBT she does the same.

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