We had some friends over for dinner a few nights ago, and the conversation meandered to a discussion of if, as conventional wisdom holds, "things...Read More
Does This Blog Make Me Look Fat?
I recommend that you take two minutes to read this post from Weightless that offers three tips for managing your attitude when you feel fat.
I can totally relate to this passage:
Health professionals say that fat is not a feeling. That it’s usually a disguise. That it’s a mask for sadness, anxiety, anger, loneliness, fear, guilt. Looking back on it, when I was feeling fat, I’d also feel tense, uncomfortable, sometimes frazzled.
I’ve noticed that when I’m tired or sick, those feeling doesn’t register as “tired” or “sick” with me. Instead, they manifest themselves as an emotion I feel as “I’m fat.” Dave has become extremely adept at recognizing this phenomenon, and I continue to strive to keep my feelings in check and to learn to overcome the phantom fat roll.
How ’bout you? What are your “pudgy triggers”? What do you do when you’re suffering from “nothing fits” syndrome?