Weigh-Ins are on FRIDAYS - Updated January 13, 2017

Surgery Date: October 20, 2009:

Hit my goal weight on December 17, 2010:

Friday, July 29, 2011

"We are what we believe we are." ~ C.S. Lewis

The mental journey that has happened along with my massive weight loss still amazes me each and every day.  One aspect of this journey is my confidence and self-esteem.

I went from being a VERY, VERY confident fatty....to a rather insecure skinny girl...to just lately where I am experiencing my self-confidence coming back...FINALLY!

A lot of my original insecurities with being skinny was very much related to my INVISIBILITY CLOAK.  Remember this post

I do still wonder on occasion if there's a booger hanging out of my nose or if my fly is down when people look at me.  It's just that I'm not invisible anymore...that's all.

PS: I no longer am looking for my invisibility cloak. If you find it, please burn it.


6 comments:

  1. I can understand what you mean, but I am completely opposite. Isn't that funny. I always felt that ppl stared at me and I would hear comments like 'look at her fat arse!' Now I feel as though I blend into the crowd and can walk around and not be stand out. Good blog topic.Glad you are feeling more confident and so you should, you look amazing.

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  2. That had a nice punch to it. Great post

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  3. Jazzing up JackieJuly 30, 2011

    As you know from Facebook, I've been reading your blog for a while now, in preparation for my upcoming surgery. Decided to start a blog today, so I figured I'd say hello to you in blog-land!

    About your post: I have my surgery this Thursday. I think I'm more afraid of losing the weight than the actual procedure itself just because I've had my fat for so long and it's like a security blanket. I know I'll have some trouble adjusting to life as a skinny girl.

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  4. Sorry, I think I posted my last comment wrong. Still learning!

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  5. I completely agree with you... I have been a pretty confident fatty.... everytime I lose weight on my own... I freak out and then put it all back on and then some. I can not wait until October... for my surgery. Hopefully this time I wont get in my own way again. I am looking forward to a whole new even more confident me!

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  6. Great post! I was confident when I was bigger, but I was extremely insecure about my looks. I worked really hard to improve other things about myself to "offset" my fatness. I still have a ways to go, but I feel SOME of the insecurities fading. It is a slow process so I'm just trying to focus on moving forward. :)

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