Log In Sign Up

Body Image Rant


Forum: June 2013 Playroom

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To June 2013 Playroom LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
February 10th, 2014, 04:36 AM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Northeast USA
Posts: 2,153
If only women could be happy with their appearance Before getting pg, I was 139 and struggling to stay at that (I gained weight looking at a salad). I thought I was OK, but did not want to be seen too much in a swim suit. I always drop weight while breastfeeding. I am 5 ft 7 1/2 inches. I am currently 116-117 pounds. I just saw my photo with Ellianna and when I look at it I know that I am too thin. My face is drawn and my bones above my chest stick out - which means that I am now wearing lots of higher cut tops. Thing is that people feel the need to comment on how good I look in losing weight. This leads to me jumping on the scale daily to see if the weight I lost is coming back. It is INSANE and I know it. The messages women get are just stupid. Ladies - i just want to say for those of you with curves - love yourself! We live in a crazy world and I am going to remind my daughter daily that she is beautiful in my eyes!
__________________
Kimberly

Reply With Quote
  #2  
February 10th, 2014, 04:52 AM
Super Mommy
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 838
now that i have a daughter i'm much more aware of how negatively i speak about myself and it was just kill me if she EVER thought about herself the way i do about myself. even in front of my son (he's 2) i need to be more careful...when he touches my stomach i'm so quick to say 'leave my fat alone' or something along those lines. i'm trying to say 'mommy's tummy' instead but it's hard. it's like we are programmed to hate ourselves. honestly, the only times in my life when i have felt comfortable in my own body were when i was pregnant. after my son i GAINED weight while breastfeeding (granted i had the appetite of a cow) and i felt horrible which in turn made me want to eat more. after hailey i'm trying to learn to just be healthy and accept that my body is different. i keep reminding myself that my body created two amazing children and to focus on that instead of what the scale says or how i look in the mirror.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
February 10th, 2014, 11:57 AM
navywifey2003's Avatar Home Birth Mama
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Clovis, CA
Posts: 37,396
Send a message via AIM to navywifey2003
I talk down on myself a lot, I am really working on it because I can tell its rubbing off on Katelynn.
__________________


Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:32 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0