This might be TMI, and Dan might tell me to hush my mouth but we’re all friends…

This past weekend, I came out of the bedroom prancing around in a new silky blue pair of panties and matching bra. I looked sexy, I felt sexy and my husband told me I looked great.

He approved of the outfit I chose for cooking dinner in.


Did you think I was going to show my outfit? Umm, no.


After dancing around for a few minutes, I went back into the bedroom and slipped on a tank top.

I came back out to hear, “What happened to my sexy wife?”

“Your sexy wife is getting ready to sit on the couch and I don’t want to do that with my stomach showing.”

He made a huff and a puff, told me I was crazy and tried to remind me that when EVERYONE sits down they have a few rolls…  “It’s called skin, and see even I can pinch an inch or more when sitting down.”

He made a few great points, but I wasn’t sold. I didn’t want to sit on the couch watching a movie and be anxious that my skin rolls weren’t skin rolls at all.

It seems I am not alone…

body anxiety

  • According to one study, over 10 million women (in the UK) report being anxious and depressed about their bodies.

Considering that there are only 31 million women in the UK, that’s ⅓ of the population! ONE THIRD!

Many of which are so anxious by their reflection that they’re too self conscious to even go to the gym, so they don’t workout at all. Only feeling worse and worse about the image they see of themselves.
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