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View Poll Results: Like your body?
I sleep with it every night, what do you think?
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47.37%
I can't complain can I? Just accepting it ...
25
43.86%
Nah, just looking at it makes me wanna puke!
5
8.77%
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How much do you like your body?

Old 09-05-02, 10:23 AM
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Originally posted by chewa
Overall I'm not too bothered. My legs are a bit thinner than I'd like (particularly after I lost all my muscle tone following an accident) and I'd prefer them to be heavier so that I'd look better in my kilt , and I'm working on my lovehandles. However, I don't care that I'm losing my hair and what there is is going grey.
I wish American men would wear kilts.

As for my body, I would be more satisfied with my legs if I exercised more. Not to mention I have bony chest syndrome. I would love to have my curls back. Used to have naturally curly hair until I got married. Now my hair is straight as can be. Wish my hands would get warm and stay warm. They typically stay purple unless it's really hot outside. Other than that, I like being tall with a fast metabolism.
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Old 09-05-02, 11:02 AM
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Originally posted by cowgirl
Used to have naturally curly hair until I got married. Now my hair is straight as can be.
Ummm... not meaning to pry... but I'm not quite sure I see the causal link here...
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Old 09-05-02, 11:39 AM
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Originally posted by cowgirl
Wish my hands would get warm and stay warm. They typically stay purple unless it's really hot outside.
Cowgirl,

You might want to have a chat with your Md. about
hypothyroidism, one of the symptoms is
perpetually cold hands and feet, unless you've been
diagnosed with Reynauds syndrom.
Biofeedback can work for the cold hands/feet sometimes.
FWIW I used to have wavy hair, but for some strange
reason its now straight and, get this, it changed colour
from brown to brown and grey!

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Old 09-05-02, 12:06 PM
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I will say it depends on the day. Today, it is not perfect but I am not too unhappy.

Other days, oh my, I agree with oceanrider I want to trade it in.

Slowly I am changing my body. It started with my thighs, which are pretty good, and now it is my calves... can we talk about my calves???? I love my calves! After my I finish my century this weekend I am going to move to the top half.
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Old 09-05-02, 08:20 PM
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I used to hate myself. I was the short, fat girl, with the braces and the glasses all through school. Somewhere around my 30s something went right. I have no idea why, although I do think that starting to exercise and learning to ignore the naysayers helped a lot. Nowadays, in my mid 40s, I'm feeling pretty good. I'm not beautiful, but I'm OK. I'm not thin, but this is the most fit I've ever been. I won't win any races, but I can keep up most of the time. I'll take it!
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Old 09-05-02, 08:58 PM
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For years I wanted to be bigger - I've always been strong, but skinny. For years I focused on building muscle and gaining weight. I was stuck with "the grass is always greener... " syndrom. However, about 5 years ago I saw most of the people my age starting to slow down and put on weight (specialy the ones with kids, like me) - not the good kind. I then realized I should look at my lean build as a gift and not a curse. Now I just eat and ride - and ride.
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Great to see so much replies and that so many of you actually love or at least like your body. It is great that you all learn to treasure.
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