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Monday, April 17, 2017


I recently went on vacation with a coworker and I noticed that every time she took a picture of me I would examine it and look for everything wrong with my body (arms, legs, etc). I can't remember even looking at a picture and saying I really like it. I'm really bothered by the way I look at photos just to look for flaws. I am so worried about what others will think that I don't stop for a second to wonder if they'll ever look at a photo and say wow she looks nice. I noticed that whenever I'm stressed I resort back to hating myself and finding flaws. This is the picture I took in Orlando that gave me so much anxiety. "My legs are huge", "my arms are so fat" "people are going to think I'm getting fat." I am going to push myself for the next couple of days to really improve my relationship with the camera and mirror. Any tips or advice? Love always, -SRM
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  • TANYA168
    I love this picture! You look AMAZING and so happy!!!! Thank you for sharing this picture! You should be proud of all the changes you have made...I look up to you for your dedication to improve yourself mentally while making great progress physically. Look in the mirror and see how beautiful you are inside and out! See what we see - YOU!

    Take care and always thinking of you!
    Tanya

    985 days ago
  • DAWNIEHEATHER78
    I do the same.... :( I have horrible self body image.
    1007 days ago
  • LOSEDAPOUNDS
    You are beautiful! I now use camera tricks. If you have a person take the photo from higher above you it takes off many pounds. If we use a selfie stick I hold it at an angle higher up and sure enough I can stand the photo.
    1007 days ago
  • LADYARTIST41
    You are beautiful!
    1007 days ago
  • no profile photo CAROL494
    Great pic! It shows you are having fun which is most important!
    1007 days ago
  • no profile photo BRIARGAL
    I did the same thing until I read an article that changed my mind. Look at the picture again. Look at each part of your body and say to yourself, I like my mouth because it can smile, I like my hands because I can create beautiful things with them, etc. When I look at this picture, I see a beautiful woman who is capable of so many things. So you have a little more to your body than you may like, but you have a beautiful and powerful body that can move in ways many others cannot. Count your blessings versus concentrating on your flaws. I wish you the best as I know what you are going through. It's a struggle but when you concentrate on the amazing things your body can do, a little extra weight will melt away.
    1007 days ago
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