#BeReal – LISA LISTWA | hastywords

Categories Growing, Learning, Living, Thinking

I’m visiting over at Hasty Words today to talk about what I think it means to #BeReal. And about a good pair of jeans.

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Not too long ago, a friend told me I was brave.

I think the word she said was brave… she admired my chutzpah in posting my whole and actual weight in a group setting focused on lessening our overall gravitational pull.

The compliment did not set well with me. What she couldn’t have known is that mere seconds before I saw her message, I clicked off my own desperate and panicked message to the group moderator asking him to please and immediately pull the image of my whole and actual weight…

Read the rest right here: #BeReal – LISA LISTWA | hastywords

[tweetthis]Time to stop waiting to buy a cool pair of jeans because I’m embarrassed about my size. #BeReal[/tweetthis]

 

Lisa A. Listwa is a self-employed writer with experience in education, publishing, and the martial arts. Believing there was more to life than punching someone else’s time clock and inspired by the words of Henry David Thoreau, she traded her life as a high school educator for a life as a writer and hasn’t looked back. She is mother to one glorious handful of a daughter, wife to the nicest guy on the planet, and reluctant but devoted owner of three Rotten Cats. You can find her adventures and thoughts on living life deliberately here on the blog.