I knew it was coming. I ran into an old friend - we’ve known each other so long I can’t remember when we met, adolescence - and I didn’t get the “you look good.”
Granted, as soon as she said “Julie!” I fell into her arms like a kid. I just feel so safe with her, and I do things like that now, not necessarily socially acceptable “normal” things.
I chatted with her for a few minutes and felt so happy I got to see her and her lovely husband and kid.
They said nothing about my outside which is unusual these days.
When I got home, I looked in the mirror and realized that my hips are gone. I mean, they are still there! But not the way they’ve been for most of my adult life. I’ve always had hips! My frame is noticeable different.
This is a tough one for me to talk about because so many people struggle with body image issues and consider weight loss a “good” thing.
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