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The Dress

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For motivation, I think when we gain weight, it's like wearing a dress that's too large for a while. We may not like the look of it and we'd rather not wear it, but we can change the color and pattern. Then with perseverance and work, the dress gets smaller, inch by inch.

But that dress isn't really who we are inside, just the outer layer. We are all worthy of respect, love and encouragement, no matter how large it is, how long we wear it, or what it's made of, plain cotton or fine satin.

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  • I too forget that I am not worthless until I achieve that weight loss. It is important to remember that our appearance is not who we are. Thank you for the reminder!!! - by KNOEL7
  • Thank you. I have been struggling with how I look and if I'm going to be stuck here forever. But I'm NOT going to be stuck here forever, I'm going to keep moving down, and I need to be content with how my body is at this moment. It is a dress that is too big, but that will change, and I can appreciate the dress for the beautiful fabric and pattern that it is. Thank you. :) - by DESIROCKS

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