Posts Tagged ‘Them’

My Arms Won’t Get Smaller Just Because I Cover Them Up

Last week I talked about my body image on social media because someone recently criticized the size of my arms as if I didn’t know how big they are. I know, and I’m okay with it. I’ve lost about 100 pounds over the last several months, but even if I had not lost a pound I’m still just as capable and deserving of wearing sleeveless clothes whenever I want to. My arms don’t make me the person that I am, but they’re part of me. And I’m okay with that. I avoided mirrors, refused to wear a top unless it covered my arms…but those days are long gone. Sure, there are things I’d like to change about myself, but I love myself. I accept myself, and there’s peace that comes with that. Now I rent dresses from GwynnieBee, which has helped me branch out in my style even though my size is changing. Sometimes I feel adorable without a cardigan, and sometimes I even feel elegant. I may not be pretty or perfect enough in the eyes of everyone, but my God adores everything about me. My future husband thinks I’m pretty wonderful too. That’s enough for me, and if […]
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Video: How to Lose 50 Pounds and Keep Them Off

Yoni Freedhoff shared the video below and posted this on his Facebook page Yoni-Freedhoff – Weighty Matters: In his new TEDx talk, my friend and colleague Arya Sharma explains why you’d better like the life you’re living while you’re losing if you want to keep it off. Bodies don’t like weight loss, and they do […]

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Energy Drinks: Consume Them with Care

I love my first cup of coffee in the morning. The smell of fresh brewed coffee captivates me, drawing me out of bed in anticipation of the taste of perfectly infused beans. I am a purist and love it black. And I also happen to enjoy the added jolt I receive from the caffeine first […]

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