Friday, March 20, 2015

Be Nice to Yourself

I grew up thinking and talking negatively about myself. When I was at my heaviest I called myself names and made jokes about myself constantly. I would tell my friend she was as big as my thigh, that my maxi dress could be used as a tent, called myself fat all of time, and more. If I made fun of myself and said what people were thinking I believed it wouldn't hurt as much.

My husband and a friend of mine began to be really annoyed with me. So when I began my weight loss journey I knew I needed to start talking to and about myself differently. In the beginning I had the bright idea of calling myself "chunky" instead of "fat." I did that for a while, but they were still really annoyed with me. Plus now my trainer was telling me to stop.

It started slow for me. I began by accepting compliments and making less jokes about myself. In the beginning it was uncomfortable. It has gotten easier, but I still have a long way to go. I just keep pushing forward and try to be nice to everyone around me and myself!

Say something nice about yourself in the comments!


  1. You are beautiful, smart and driven! You deserve all the happiness!!

    1. Thanks! You were supposed to say something nice about yourself! So... you are a wonderful trainer, mother, wife, and more. Thanks for being a Superwoman!