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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

So, wishing for it in the mirror hasn't worked out that well for me, and doing nothing at all was a massive flop. So, instead I've recently been attending weekly meetings through Spark Live, and while I was being honest...I made the mistake of putting myself down. This didn't fly with the leader of the group and a challenge was issued. Every time I look at myself in the mirror, I have to compliment myself...not an easy task let me tell you. For the past week, I have avoided all mirrors like the plague, and only glanced for a moment when I absolutely had to. Being the ever so diligent fiance, Kernen had me write down every compliment I made, he really stayed on me about it. The following list, is as positive as I could get...

1. I tan well
2. I have a good complexion
3. I'm smarter than most people
4. I'm learning to be more patient
5. I'm becoming more organized with my life
6. I have a good heart
7. I think of others before myself
8. I have a good sense of humor
9. I'm good with kids
10. I'm very helpful when needed
11. I have nice eyes
12. I'm an honest person
13. I'm strong-willed
14. I'm a respectful person
15. I strive everyday to make myself a better person

If you notice, most of them are not about my looks at all, and there is a reason for that...I'm just not there yet, I don't see it..but I'm hoping that with time, and change, I will. I'm sure everyone will agree with me, that in a weeks time, I could only come up with 15 things, and to be perfectly honest...I didn't even do that. More often than not, I would stand in front of that stupid mirror and call out to Kernen that I needed help thinking of a compliment. But as I stated above, I'm hoping that as my body changes for the better, my attitude will as well.

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    I'm so proud of you for doing the mirror challenge honey!!! Keep working at it, daily, and eventually body stuff will come .. I just want you to always see the good in you...

    Keep up the great work!

    2336 days ago
    With that list you def WILL see it sooner than you think!!
    Congrats on the engagement!

    2337 days ago
    And I like this...:)
    2337 days ago
    Time and change will surely show all your effort, O...HI...O!!! Reading that part of your blog made me think of the Alma Mater...lol. You kept to the list that is the most important thing. All of that other stuff will come with the effort put forth. Keep it up babe. Proud of you! :)
    2337 days ago
    Good idea to have your mirror give you a positive message.
    2337 days ago
    nice list
    2337 days ago
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    Go, you!! emoticon
    2337 days ago
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