Get’s your attention doesn’t it! I have lived with body image issues most of my life. I am a big girl! There is no other way to put it.
I struggle with eating too much and not the right things. I also work at a job where I sit on my butt and don’t move enough. Plus when I get home I am mentally exhausted so the thought of doing something else makes me want to cry, then eat and after all that work go take a nap!
In the midst of all those things I have found a husband who loves me for me and not my size! But the thing I still struggle with on a daily basis is loving myself even though I am fat!
My husband sent me an article today “Ten Rules for Fat Girls“! First off I kind of wanted to punch him! But then I went to the link and started to read. I could relate to what she said and I began to actually read some more. Since I want you to look at the link and not just my blog I will only recap the list:
1. You are not obligated to be thin, healthy, or pretty.
2. Don’t talk s@*t about your body.
3. Don’t talk s@*t about other people’s bodies.
4. Wear clothes that fit.
5. Demand better treatment from healthcare professionals.
6. Find a way to move.
7. Stand up for yourself.
8. Deal with your fat.
9. There are worse things in the world than being fat.
10. Don’t expect to feel awesome about yourself every single day forever.
This blog has opened my eyes and made me see. It also made me giggle and say “Hell Ya”!
I will still continue to work on myself and part of that includes moving and eating better. The biggest aspect that will impact me is the mental aspect that I am an amazing person. That’s it! No but, even, what if’s, or should’s.
I strongly believe that most people are unhappy with their bodies in some way. Well, it is time to stop judging ourselves and others and start by liking ourselves first!
So to all my Fat Girls out there “Let’s Rock It”!