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Dances With Fat

complimentEvery time I see someone being complimented for “looking so great” after their recent weight loss, I cringe a little.  People who undertake weight loss attempts are often encouraged to motivate themselves by hating their current bodies.  When they are successful at short term weight loss, they are encouraged to look back at their “old body” with shame, scorn, and hatred.  And that’s a big problem.

Not just because at some point the person will probably start to think “if everyone is talking about how great I look now, how did they think I looked before?” but also because the vast majority of people gain back their weight in two to five years.  Then they are living in a body that they taught themselves to hate and be ashamed of, remembering all of those compliments. Yikes.

I’ve also had friends and blog readers who’ve lost weight because they were sick…

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This was a shock! It was two weeks ago and I have had to work on getting this blog just right to start nominating 15 amazing blogs. So here it is. I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award. Wow!

Thank you:

http://aholisticjourney.wordpress.com/2013/07/30/versatile-blogger-award-500-follows-a-word-to-my-readers/

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RULES:

1 Add the award logo to your blog.

2 Thank and link back to the person who awarded you.

3 State 7 things about yourself.

4 Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award and include a link to their site and tell them that you have nominated them.

 

 

My, my! What will I say about myself that I haven’t already shared?

Have I mentioned that I have watched Game of Thrones 1-3 seasons so many times I can’t count and I am nearly finished with my second read-through.

I collect dragons. And they demand to be in my novels.

If Dragon Naturally Speaking came with a cone of silence I would use it for everything!

Blogging is so much fun! I love meeting all the people and seeing what countries they are from! The world doesn’t seem so large anymore.

Retirement (for my husband, disability for me) makes me an adolescent again. My husband and I stay up all hours and sleep in til noon or later.

I hate my mouse-brown hair. I like the gray. I hate shoulder length hair. So… growing and going back to blonde!

My favorite thing to do is laugh!

And here are my nominees:

http://lindaghill.wordpress.com/

http://jonellepatrick.me/

http://dadialogues.wordpress.com/about/

http://damyantiwrites.wordpress.com/

http://addadultstrategies.wordpress.com/

http://kitemry.blogspot.com/

http://sammyly.blogspot.com/

http://18yearsyoung.wordpress.com/

http://dreampunkgeek.wordpress.com/

http://crimsonleague.com/

http://lesleycarter.wordpress.com/

http://mcsirishart.wordpress.com/

http://lachlancathy.com/

http://nhwn.wordpress.com

http://disabledtrucker.wordpress.com

 

I just couldn’t decide, there are so many blogs out there I love! Congratulations all!

 

 

 

 

 


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