Please forgive my ranting but I had to write all this down because it's been on my mind for a while. I am going through something with my daughter right now. I might as well put it out there and deal with the fall out later. She lost 91lbs as a teenager (age 15-17); she actually hit her 10 year mark this January from when she started WW. So she decides to start going back to meetings last month and she has fluctuated but she is still way below her starting weight. So her second meeting she has a loss and the leader announces her entire weight loss. This absolutely sent her into a quandary, so dumbfounded, all she wanted to do was escape and cry (which she did and called me); like someone had uncovered some dirty little secret. She was just not comfortable with the Leader telling her ENTIRE story. I was taken aback once again because this has come up before with pictures from middle school up on Facebook and so on and so forth.
She feels that if people know her story they will treat her differently and she doesn't want to live with the sidebar comments, fat references, etc. I get it but I want her to own her weight loss. She is a very smart young lady with an MBA and a great career living in San Francisco, CA and I am sure she will come to some reconciliation with her "other life."
**Also see: Fit Bee, Runs for Cookies & Can You Stay for Dinner?
This post is way too long, Happy Wednesday!!!