Body Image

I stood in front of the mirror naked today after my shower, just looking at myself, and telling myself that what I see isn’t what I really look like. I’ve started doing this as an exercise to hopefully help me work on my body dismorphic issues. Been doing this for about a month now; haven’t posted about it until now because I wasn’t sure if it was going to work.

But it worked tonight. Instead of seeing someone disgusting and fat, I think I might have seen a little bit of what I really look like. It was a strange and amazing feeling, like when I got glasses for the first time and could see things sharply for the first time in years.

Also, I dare say, I look pretty good. Which is something I haven’t said about myself in a really long time. So, there’s hope for me yet.


4 thoughts on “Body Image

  1. You look amazing. I promise 🙂

    • Aw, thank you. Somewhere in the bowels of this blog there’s a semi-recent picture (it’s about a month old now I think) of me. I really need to get my fiance to help me categorize my blog so it’s easier to find posts without digging through the whole thing lol.

  2. Shel says:

    I’m glad you’re starting to be able to see yourself the way the rest of us see you. ❤

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