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Category: Body Image (page 1 of 2)

My Weight Doesn’t Match My Driver’s License Anymore

“A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.”  Proverbs 14:30

 

In the many countries of the world, beauty is necessary and desired.  People spend billions of dollars on creams, pills, exercise programs, surgeries and diets to obtain an idea of beauty.  I did some of those things, which I failed or gave up. As I get older along with raising my daughter, I realize I need to be content with being a child of God and leading a healthy life....   Continue Reading

I Deserve to be Happy

“Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!  Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.”

1 John 3:1

 

“The boys you like will not like you because you are too fat,” said a close family member.  That statement devastated me. I tried to wipe the tears away quickly but they were coming down too fast.  The person saw my reaction and they said, “the truth hurts, get skinny.”...   Continue Reading

A Love Letter to my Legs

Dear Legs,

I haven’t been very nice to you in my life.  I never liked how you looked.  You tend to stay heavy, when the rest of me changes in weight loss.  I can’t find pants that fit.  I tried many exercises and diets to get you to look better but nothing worked to  my satisfaction.  I have decided I want my mind, body and soul to be connected in contentment.  So legs, I love and accept you....   Continue Reading

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