Last week I saw this video posted on Facebook and it really struck me. I was crying by the end of it. Please watch it, especially if you are a lady. You go watch, I’ll wait here………
Done? Ok, let’s discuss.
I think this video is very powerful and shows us how women really tend to view themselves; negatively. I know when I was done watching it I was in tears. This video really showed me how I view myself.
I’ll be honest. I don’t see myself as the most attractive person (from the neck down anyway) but I’m working on that from the inside and the outside. I’ve been overweight just about my whole life, especially as an adult. So as an overweight woman you don’t really feel all that attractive. I’ve never been thin so I have no idea what it looks like on me or feels like. You know that saying “nothing tastes as good as thin feels”? Yes? I don’t understand it…yet…hopefully one day I will.
Yes there are things I wish I could change about me, some I can change, some I can’t. I’m working on getting the extra weight off which is a lifestyle change not a diet. It’s working. I would say “it didn’t’ go on fast” but you know what? Some of it really did. I’m averaging about 2.2 pounds a week and I think that’s pretty good progress.
I wish I could change my nose, I think it’s too big for my face. I’m sure I could get a nose job but I”m saving my plastic surgery card for when I’m at my goal weight and have a shit ton of excess skin to get rid of.
I love my eyes but will always have glasses on my face so you can’t get that full affect of my green/hazel eyes.
I also have a (what I think is a) huge forehead. I’ve learned to embrace it and work with it, not against it.
I like my feet.
My elbows are pretty nice.
I have very sexy earlobes too.
I would totally volunteer for an experiment like this. I know how I think about myself and I do make jokes about my weight. After watching this video I’m going to be more aware of how I talk about myself and my weight.
How do you see yourself? What did you think of the video?