self consciousness

Who’s That Fat Woman in the Photo?

by Carol Hess on January 16, 2012

I got ambushed by a camera yesterday.  It was not a pretty sight.  I’m still bleeding, bruised, and shaken to my core. I had arranged for my friend Wendy to take some new photos and shoot a couple of videos of me.  You’ve been looking at a 10 years/50 pounds ago image of me.  I […]

by Carol Hess

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Categories Body Image, The Art of Star Polishing, The Mind Game

A Flame Rekindled

by Carol Hess on August 16, 2011

Today was a big day.  I rekindled the flame of an old love of mine.  A lover I have been avoiding for the past twenty years.  Why?  Because twenty years ago I decided I was too fat to enjoy the attentions of my lover.  Today I said the hell with self consciousness.  I put on […]

by Carol Hess

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Categories Body Image, The Art of Star Polishing, The Mind Game