Monday, October 12, 2009

Body Image!

This weekend I was in bed nursing a cold. Being sick is so annoying. I hate to think that I have someone's nasty germs in my body. So gross! I am the cleanest person in town but it got me. While resting I had time to think about my weight and my body image. I have a few questions that I hope to answer in the next 4 months. My questions are:

1. Will I be happy at my new weight?
2. Will I know if I am happy at my new weight?
3. Will I be able to see myself skinny?

Now self-image is a sister to self-esteem. My self-esteem is healthy but this self-image is another story. I have been obese for 20 years and this has been my image. I guess time will tell how I view my image.

I spoke to one of my skinny friends about this and she informed me that she thinks about her weight all the time. She said her body is not perfect but she is okay with it. Her goal is to continue to improve it. I guess this will be my life soon.

This morning I decided to buy some new clothes that fit my new body. I have no idea how to dress this new body. One image site states I should buy clothes that fit my curves but those types of clothes are not comfortable at all. I need a personal stylist to help me pick the right clothes for my new body. Eddie Bauer website allows you to pick from suggested outfits and that seems to work for me.

All suggestions welcome regarding body image.

I am hoping to be back in the gym tomorrow because I miss it. Please cold go away never to return!

1 comment:

  1. I think there will still be things that you will want to work on even when you reach your ideal weight. I know that I do. I still have little love handles and belly flab, but I keep working on those.
    As for picking new clothes, I just "made do" until I reached goal and I'm slowly picking up new pieces that I like.