While I know that I am nowhere near my pre-pregnancy size and there are loose bits here and there, I am comfortable most days with my body image. I have, after all, gone through two pregnancies. Never mind that Heidi Klum and Brooke Burke each have given birth to four children and both still look drop-dead gorgeous. Four! And look at them.
Not very many women –even those who have never given birth before, –would look as fab as Brooke did in that dress.
(Image credit: DWTSshow.com)
(Image credit: Baby Bump Blog)
But I digress. I don’t mean to talk about pre- and post-pregnancy body sizes…
I look at myself in shiny surfaces and I note the little
But it is not in my nature to dwell on the not-so-nice. Whenever I feel myself spiralling down the eddy of body image discontent, I try to enumerate instead the physical parts of me that I like, namely: My eyebrows, my forearms, the shape of my feet, my skin. I love that I don’t have tweeze or shape my eyebrows. I like that my forearms look slim and strong (the only part of my body that is slim and strong, it seems!). I am thankful that my feet are slender and bunion-free. I thank good genes for good skin.
Which various parts of your body would you like to trade in for nicer/newer models? Which parts are your best features?