Tag Archives: body image problems

My secret to developing body awareness after losing weight

As I’ve described it earlier, my biggest struggle after losing 28kg/62lbs was what I’ve experienced after: when I looked into the mirror, the image of the body I saw staring back at me felt foreign. It felt like I was looking at an unknown person imitating my moves on the other side of the mirror. I felt like I’ve also lost all sensation of my… Read More »

Fit but can’t see it: how to accept your new fit body

Losing significant amount of weight changes your body and your mind can’t catch up to that change: this is why you see yourself fat when in reality you are fit. In your mind you are still fat, no matter what the scale or the image in your mirror shows. The body image disorder when you… Read More »

What do your friends think when they see that you are fat?

You are more likely to get an honest opinion from strangers about you being fat than from your friends. When I became fit my friends finally came clean and confessed to me what they really thought about me being fat. You’d never believe what your friends think about your weight! How to get an honest… Read More »

Obese people who don’t see they are fat

She enters the office walking confidently towards us. She is cheerful and happy, and when she sees me, tells me how she barely recognized me, I’m so thin! She pulls a chair to sit down next to us. – Tell me, what’s your secret to going from “chubby” to thin? – she doesn’t even wait… Read More »

Why you are feeling awkward when accepting a compliment about your fit body

After significant weight loss, friends, coworkers and acquaintances will start noticing your new found body. They will feel like it is time for them to compliment you on your new fit body. How can you accept these compliments without being rude or seeming awkward? People around me noticed my weight loss and positive changes about… Read More »

Spring 2015 capsule wardrobe for new fit body

The spring 2015 capsule wardrobe I’ve put together is suitable for someone who  works a 9 to 5 office job like me and likes to spend free time outside. The concept behind my spring 2015 capsule wardrobe The concept behind my spring 2015 capsule wardrobe had to fulfill the following expectations : office friendly capsule wardrobe… Read More »

Small breasts after weight loss? Your guide on how to deal with new bra size

You’ve lost weight? Good for you! The weight came off from your breasts too? You are freaking out about your new small breasts? Fear no more! These tips will help you deal with your new bra size. There is no such thing as spot reducing. So by losing weight the fat comes off from every… Read More »

Having fit body but being unable to see it: how to accept new fit body

Remember how I’ve had problems dealing with phantom fat in the past? I struggled with accepting my smaller fit body after being obese and fat most of my life. After losing weight and becoming fit the issue that I am struggling with is similar to seeing a fat self image instead of a new fit… Read More »

Afraid of going alone to the gym? 4 tips to help you go to the gym for the first time as a girl

I was afraid of going alone to the gym as a girl. I was afraid of going alone to the “manly” section of the gym to start lifting weights. I remember planning to go to the gym alone for days. What occupied my mind was the moment when I’d step into the manly section of the… Read More »

Starting a 30 day water challenge? 4 alarming issues you need to address

A lot of you asked about the 30 day water challenge I’ve completed, so here you will find answers from how much water should you drink during the water challenge to how often should you drink, as well as advice to 4 alarming issues you will come across during those 30 days. If you are… Read More »