Low Self-Esteem Day

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Low Self-Esteem Day

Postby amycoffeeface » April 7th, 2013, 7:56 pm

Oh man.

Saw a picture of myself at an angle I am not used to seeing.. amazing how it can just ruin your day. (In fact.. I think Jim Gaffigan made a joke about that)

When I am having low self esteem I start picking at my face like crazy (plucking, messing with black heads..etc) because I want to be able to control ONE part of my self and yet I make myself look worse..

But, then I was at a family members house and they were awing over my little 8 month old son and my son is in the stage where he gets major separation anxiety.. So after a while of someone besides me holding him, he would start to fuss and reach out for me. It just hit me like a ton of bricks that you know what, I am fat, I am never going to be a Victoria Secrets model and yet here I have two little boys who love me unconditionally and they do not care what I look like. They love me for me.

It was exactly what I needed to realize. Sometimes I can tell myself that over and over again, but when it all comes in to focus.. it is pretty amazing.
“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on,” - Robert Frost
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Re: Low Self-Esteem Day

Postby manuel_moe_g » April 9th, 2013, 9:44 am

Low self-esteem turned into justified high self-esteem! That is awesome! :D
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Re: Low Self-Esteem Day

Postby MiaMichelle » April 9th, 2013, 12:22 pm

Wow thats beautiful. You're so lucky.

Can't wait to be a mom in 10 years. :D
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Re: Low Self-Esteem Day

Postby Cheldoll » April 11th, 2013, 5:53 pm

That's so sweet! I love it.
xoxo,
Chel

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care about many of the things you care about, although most people don't care about them.
You are not alone. " — Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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