“‘You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there’s still going to be somebody who hates peaches.”

Dita-Von-Teese-quote

Fellow bariatric blogger Dana Bean is Getting Lean rebloged this post and it is so beautifully written I had to share it as well. It reminded me of the Dita Von Tease quote above. Love yourself ladies confidence is the sexiest thing you can wear.

Old Broads Run… A journey of faith and fitness after 50

 I was in a never ending checkout line recently, and in a shopping cart a couple of people ahead of me was a young child, being entertained by his mother.  He was having none of it, though, so she lifted him out of the cart and he snuggled into her shoulder with a sigh of contentment.  I marveled, not at the beauty of the child (even though he was absolutely delicious), but at how wondrously designed our bodies are.  The curve of the mother’s neck was perfectly proportioned to accommodate the baby’s sleepy head, her shoulder nicely rounded to accept his fat little arm, her shoulder blade smooth and flat to feel the tap, tap, tap of the baby’s gentle pats.

The beauty of that moment made me forget the impatience of the checkout, my long list of errands, the pile of work waiting on my desk. I remembered with…

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