Yesterday I was in the grocery store picking up some snacks for work (yogurt, peanuts and some cheese) and as I proceeded to the check out I bumped into this young guy (maybe 25?) and all of the items I was holding fell on the floor. As I proceeded to apologize to him and pick up my items he turned around and said "watch it you fat cow"! As I tried to keep my cool and not get upset with him I let him know I was sorry for bumping into him and he cut me off then proceeded to make more comments and also call me a Bitch! Ok if you don't know me that well you are not qualified to call me that and even calling me names what is that about? I try really hard to always be positive and not let words or someone’s actions hurt me but I have to say this has been eating at me all night and even into this morning. I am really good about not listening to others comments but for some reason this has been hitting me hard in the last 24 hours.
In the the last few months I have maintained the 273 lbs (but gained 2 so now I am 275 lbs.) I think I might be a little sensitive about the whole thing. I am trying to refocus my positive attitude and not let this get me down but how rude of someone to make me feel this way and why do I let it bother me so much? One of my favorite quotes is by Eleanor Roosevelt "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent" these are actually words I live by - you control how you feel and you should NEVER let anyone bring you down. I just think my confidence level is faltering and I just need to pick myself back up and know within myself I am better than that!
Have any of you come across this and how did you handle it?
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