I Am Ready To Stop Beating Myself Up Now

Random thoughts about body image.

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I distance myself from weight loss support spaces.

I don’t go to meetings or join Facebook groups. I don’t read the blogs or the books or jump on the bandwagons.

I come pretty close to putting my fingers in my ears when people start talking about wanting to be skinny.

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Oh, shit. Making my biggest, most secret, most insane goal public. I used to weigh 368 pounds. I'm going to enter an Ironman race when I'm as old as my mother was when she died.

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