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An amazing thing is happening

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Something truly amazing has been happening to me bit by bit and it's only now when I look back that I can see how huge it is.

I have never hated my body as such but in all honesty didn't like it much either, one day when I passed my full length mirror whilst I was getting dressed I stopped and looked, nothing new in that but this time I really looked I got naked and looked at myself bit by bit, as the normal negative thoughts appeared I found myself replacing them with positive thoughts, ie. my tummy is large and a bit droopy, well yes but it grew 5 beautiful children in there what a wondrous thing it did, same thing with the girls, wow they nourished5 children etc etc
I found myself doing this with every supposedly bad thing about my body and my face and hair, I gotta be honest I was just a little surprised at myself giggled at how silly I was being and got dressed. Well the next day still thinking about it I stripped in front of the mirror and I did the same thing still amazed I could do this, now when ever I look in the mirror I like my body in fact I love it, now don't get me wrong it hasn't got any more perfect I just understand what an incredible thing our bodies are.

This has led to so many new wonderful things, I am buying pretty lingerie which makes me feel even better about myself, my libido has gone through the roof, poor hubby is gallantly trying to keep up lol.

Amazingly I find myself eating better because I respect my body as it is I listen to it and eat what it is asking for, I'm not recording my food but I am losing weight because I am listening to ME, I analyse my cravings, am I thirsty instead of hungry, do I want carbs or protein etc hey who would have guessed my body knows what it NEEDS not what I just want.

I think 5 months into this "awakening" it is here to stay and I thought I would share with you all.

Take a minute or two and really look at that beautiful body God gave you, it may not be perfect or slim but it is a wondrous and amazing thing.

God made us and God doesn't make mistakes

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Member Comments About This Blog Post
    Love, love, love your blog ! I sort of did the same thing. Got fed up with all
    of the counting and learned that I, too, had become knowlegeable of what I
    needed, too.

    Way to gooooo !!!!
    2118 days ago
    emoticon blog. It's amazing what a change in perspective will do for us. After all, we only get issued ONE body in life... it's worth loving, as it's our home for the duration, and it *does* do amazing things! emoticon
    2216 days ago
    What a beautiful blog! I am so happy that you discovered positive thinking about your body. I too should head this advice.
    2216 days ago
    One of my favorite shows is What Not To Wear, because they are SOOO about loving your body the way it is and dressing it to its best advantage. They don't tell people to get tummy tucks or enhancements or to lose weight or gain it. They remind them that one size has NEVER fit all!

    Good for you!
    2216 days ago
    This is SO beautiful!
    I do the same thing as I apply body lotion every day after my shower- appreciate my strong legs and arms, etc...
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    2216 days ago
  • HARPS57
    Well done Fwendy, I am so pleased you have had an "englightening" moment and am now happier with yourself. Yes your body has gone through a lot in giving life and nourishing that life, so it deserves a little bit of respect and if that respect means in losing weight and also dressing it with pretty underwear then good . You have found your key. Long may it continue.

    Of course some of us can look in the mirror and dont have any of those things you have had so not sure how I can pass off my sagging stomach and bottom and girlies that come down to the waist - just maturity I suppose!
    Yes God made us in his likeness, and gave us the choice as to how we use that vessel of ours. Perhaps not to abuse it with too much of the wrong things. After all we would not put the wrong fuel in our vehicles! So why do we do it to ourselves?

    I am very proud of my Fwendy as I know you have struggled somewhat in coming to terms with yourself and your shape. Enjoy what God has given to you and enhance it with lots of pretty things, you are a beautiful woman from within all the rest is superficial to a degree. If you are happy with you that is the main thing.

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    2216 days ago
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