Your post really spoke to me, especially this part:
Originally Posted by DCHound
I didnít love myself a lot, but I loved myself enough to start. Iíve been able to love myself a little bit more each day since then. And itís not because Iíve lost weight, although that helps. Itís just because Iím being mindful of it and Iím doing it deliberately.
I started because I wanted my life back, but now I see that I didn't even want it back as much I do now, as much as I do increasingly. I honestly didn't know when I started that it would be like this. (If that makes any sense.)