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Don't Let Your Weight Hold You Back

Monday, October 27, 2014

I've been wanting to be Silk Spectre (Sally Jupiter), from the graphic novel and movie The Watchmen for the past three years, but I was waiting. I was waiting to reach my goal weight. I put it off. I wanted to look as "best" as I possibly could in this costume. And I felt my body wasn't ready for this costume, as it is fairly revealing.

And this year I decided to start embracing the body I have, after a few yrs. of maintaining my 100 lb. wt. loss, and the scale not budging. And in fact, the scale has gone up recently.

But, I decided I was going to be my dream Halloween costume in spite of all that. I am proud of myself for making this decision. I felt GREAT and even though I want to get to that goal weight, eventually, in my body's own time, I am NOT going to hold myself back from doing things I love. I will NOT let my weight determine who I can be.

Here are a few pictures from the night:




With my sisters


With my cousin, Silk Spectre and Silk Spectre II


With my husband, cousin and her husband (the Watchmen)


With my husband
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