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You look fine! You don't have to wear makeup or do your hair fancy. It looks okay, don't worry. Great vlog!
I really don't have friends like you do. It sounds nice to get together with people like that.
I do go out with my family sometimes, and it is hard to see them order whatever. My brother will eat as fast as he can, and if a place has dessert, he'll order some dessert as well. It is hard for me to watch all that. What I don't like is seeing people eating meat. And if I offer to buy the meal, they will still order meat, and I have to pay for that. It's not something I really like feeling responsible for, so I don't offer very often.
As for your friends, I think you'll just have to accept them for how they are, about them eating whatever. Or you might risk being left out of meetings, which would really hurt you in the long run. One thing, though, that should change, is that you should get to pick the restaurants more often. It sounds like you often eat at that expensive (for you) place, and that's not at all fair. There have to be other places they would like!
274 days ago
I don't think its selfish to want your friends or family to be more mindful of what you are trying to do for yourself. Its not that you are trying to get them you lose weight or control what they are eating, its just not very supportive. Have you talked to them about how you feel when they are eating the fried sampler and your having half a sandwich and soup? That would bother me as well. Thank you so much for sharing!
1643 days ago
That's interesting that you mentioned the whole friends situation because I was literally just thinking about it. My take is that I don't think people who do this are trying to sabotage someone because it's just a habit of theirs and not ordering certain foods out of spite. When I think of the word sabotage I think of someone being spiteful and hurtful. People who are not on the same page may not understand how tempting certain foods are and will order whatever looks good to them. I have a FIL who loves to cook and will feed you so much food that you feel like you're going to burst. I have learned with him to just tell him I'm full and take leftovers home. You may need to limit your outings with these friends or suggest getting coffee/snack instead of dinner. You could say that you would love to do dinner but already have plans for that night and suggest going for coffee/snack/something small/shopping/ect on another day. Hope this helps some.
Are you recording your video using your computer by any chance? I would like to record a video using my camera on my computer but can't figure out how.
1646 days ago
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