Worth the Weight: 10 Things I've Learned Since Losing 10 Pounds

Photo by: Casey Mullins
Who cares if you see a roll? I'm happy!
If you hate the way you look in pictures, chances are it has a lot more to do with how you feel on the inside than what you see on the ... more 
Photo by: Casey Mullins
Who cares if you see a roll? I'm happy!
If you hate the way you look in pictures, chances are it has a lot more to do with how you feel on the inside than what you see on the outside. When we look at photos of ourselves we don't just see what we look like in that moment, we see everything about ourselves at that moment, our successes, our failures, our happiness and our despair. If you hate photos of yourself? Chances are it's more than just your hair or weight that's making you feel that way.
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Tue, Sep 25, 2012 3:02 PM EDT
I turned 30 this year and on the first day of my third decade I realized that I was in a whole new age group. I was fresh and new in the over thirty crowd and suddenly I felt this giant weight fall off my shoulders. No longer did I have to be in the same age group as sorority girls and pop stars, suddenly I was in the age group of women who are eligible to run for president and women who do very grown up things like drop off dry cleaning and make dinner reservations. For the first time in my entire life I am content with everything on the inside of me and it feels wonderful. When I decided to do a little upgrade to the outside by losing a few pounds, I learned a lot more about my own self image, things I don't think I ever would have realized had I not fixed my insides first. Here are 7 tips for becoming okay with your body, both inside and out. - By Casey Mullins



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