A regular blog reader suggested earlier this week I should seek counseling for my body image concerns. I emailed him back explaining that I don’t think it’s a serious problem, instead what runs through many a woman’s mind… I just post a lot of my thoughts about it on the internet for all to read. But hashing it over with Dave, imagine that, I have come to the conclusion that my job has contributed to the problem. For years I have regularly been told the following, “You look so much better in person!” Weekly, I hear this. Followed by, “You look so much thinner in person!” No doubt the harsh lighting and less-dimensional angle on TV have contributed to my not-as-attractive appearance on-air. To make me feel better people always tell me, you want to look better in person and we all know the camera adds 10 pounds. But I do think this type of persistent feedback has given me a bit of a complex. I will never look as good on TV. I will never look as thin on-camera. So let’s plan to run it to one another at some point in person. That way you can confirm what I’m writing here. But you don’t have to mention it to my face. I already know what you’ll be thinking!
Covenant RIPT, Week 2: 30-minutes of upper body strength training last night. Back to the RIPT class at 5:30pm. So far, so good with the diet but will not get on the scale until the Feb. 9 weigh-in. Can’t wait to see my results!
Posted under Baby Thomas: Month 18
This post was written by Tara on January 22, 2010