Category Archives: Self Esteem

The diet battle ground is in your head.

Recently, my husband got me thinking about my motives for weight loss and led to my trying to figure out what I want. This last fortnight was beset with a workload requiring two, ten day weeks (thank god for freelancers), … Continue reading

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Nudism is Always an Option

I caught sight of myself in the lift mirror this week. Rattlingly ancient, size-too-big, faded black trews sagged around my legs, tummy and bum. I hated the way I looked. I said to my husband: I looked hideous today, a … Continue reading

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Googly Eyeballs

I work with a bunch of blokes. We had a study done recently (nothing to do with gender) however an interesting outcome was that our directorate is 70 percent male. Of the 30 percent female only 4 percent are in … Continue reading

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Watchers

I don’t like eating alone. If hungry and alone, I’d rather eat at my desk than in the office dining room. In my hotel room instead of a restaurant. In my car instead of a café or under a tree … Continue reading

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Slash or Burn

I asked the doctor for a referral to a dietician. He offered me surgery. Dude, I thought, I’m not that bad, surely. Does a size 20 actually need surgery? Are you crazy?  “No, thank you.” I said, appalled. A relative-by-marriage of … Continue reading

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Identity Theft

Today’s dispatch is brought to you by Our Lady in the Bathwater. Today I attended a course on ‘presentation skills’. Megamind said the difference between a villain and a supervillain is presentation, and as I have plans for World Domination it … Continue reading

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