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New Jeans - A Reflection of My Real Self

Monday, January 27, 2014

So I ventured to the mall actually to pick up my free piece of chocolate from Godiva for the month of January. But as I was strolling through, I went into New York and Company. This used to be my go to store until I got pregnant with baby#1 and then working from home I really didn't need nice clothes (sad I know). Well after 2 babies and finally getting to goal I still hadn't been back.

Well I went yesterday and there as always as a mega sale. So I went through and picked up a few shirts and for fun decided to try on jeans. I was interested to see what size I wore in that store. As you women know depending on the store and designer determines what size you where. (I still don't understand why it can't be standardized but that's a different blog for a different day.)

I was amazed by how I looked. I swear that we need to be nicer to the person looking back at us in the mirror. Yes I still have problem areas and flaws that I see when I stand naked but the average person sees me like this





If the head was cutoff and I just looked at these photos from the neck down, I would be envious of that person. So this tells me that I HAVE and NEED to be kinder to myself. To celebrate what I have achieved and take my mind off the scale and on to just being healthy and active and enjoying life with my family.
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XXMILAXX 1/29/2014 4:09AM

    You look great! emoticon

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GSDMOMMA 1/28/2014 2:39PM

    Awesome, Leah! You look great and you're right about being kinder to ourselves!!

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BECKYSKEL 1/28/2014 12:58AM

    You look amazing! Glad that you see that too. The purple shirt and jeans really emphasizes your curves! Looking good momma!!!!

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NINETOZE 1/27/2014 9:44PM

    You look fabulous! Thanks for sharing!!

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ACT0612 1/27/2014 6:57PM

    You look fantastic! emoticon

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SIMONEKP 1/27/2014 5:57PM

    awesome job!

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ME_B4_INSANITY 1/27/2014 4:59PM

    next time do just that, take the picture from the neck down and when you are having a bad day, or that little voice that decides to attach for no reason. Look at this amazing person, and realize she is you.

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CHERYLN 1/27/2014 4:30PM

    You look great Leah! I like your idea of "cutting off your head" and you'd like what you see. So that definitely tells you you're at a happy place wit your body. Good job getting where you wanted to be.

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JMOUSE99 1/27/2014 3:11PM

    How could you not be proud of *that* body!
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SAASHA17 1/27/2014 2:35PM

    Leah

its hard but glad ur getting there about accepting this..u look gorgeous and u have worked hard for this..proud of U!!!

MAnasa

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LEASIM1231 1/27/2014 2:26PM

    Wow. You look great.

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