Leslie says that many exercise books say we should start with feeling good about ourselves as we are. Love ourselves, then improve ourselves. For me, that breeds complacency. If I'm okay the way I am, why change?
I do love myself, that's why I am doing this. But I had to recognize the reasons I needed to do this in order to gear myself up for it. I started writing in my journal every time I noticed a reason I hate being fat. I'll start sharing them in here, one by one.
I hate being fat because I weigh more than Reg. and he can't pick me up any more! If we married today, he sure couldn't carry me across the threshold.