Wednesday, January 7, 2009

I R Tiny Kitteh

The oldest pet here in Mimi-ville is Chloe. Say hello Chloe.

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Chloe is fat full-figured. I, myself, happen to be on the plump side. I was very skinny (size 0 or 2) up until I got pregnant for the first time. I am still struggling to lose that baby weight. (Yes it does too, still count even if my first baby is almost 17!)

There is not a day when I do not realize that I am chubby. Chloe on the other hand seems to have no issues with her size. She is quite good at wedging herself into things that are really too small for her.


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I hate having my picture taken if I think I will look fat. As you can see, Chloe has no issues exposing her shortcomings, or largecomings as this photo with her belly shows!

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She is so unfazed, she just went back to her rigorous schedule of napping.

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O.K., cute chubby kitten aside, what is my point, you may be asking...

My point is this. While I realize that Chloe is a cat with the brain the size of a walnut, a lot of us can probably learn something from her. At 41 years old, I can count the number of times I have ever been happy with my body on one hand.

When I was a size 2 who could eat everything in sight with not consequences, I was not happy because I had small boobs & no real curves. I so wanted to have cleavage to show off. When I went up to a size 10, I was apalled at my fatness. Now at a 16 I would gnaw off a couple of toes to go back to a 10 & be sag-free.

Chloe is happy with herself just as she is. She has not wasted years of her life always feeling badly about herself. Maybe we should all try to learn a lesson from Chloe!


7 comments:

Modern Princess said...

I have a fat cat too! Her name is Kitty. Yeah, not very creative I know, but we let our 6 year old (then 2) name her when we got her.

Named Alicia said...

Too funny! I love kitties. Our oldest is a 14 yr old male named Morris. He has been with us ever since he was a kitten. I don't know what we will do when something happens to him.

You have a very good point, though. Yes, we need to take care of our bodies & eat healthy. But we do not need to be so caught up in our size and/or weight.

Thanks for sharing & thanks for the laughs!

Lynette said...

Hey there - found you through "blogstalkers" and think you are very funny - just saying!! Hate the whole weight loss/gain issue - when you discover the secret of acceptance, please share it OK?!?! We have a cat that does the same thing your's is doing - stuffing her self in things she can't fit in!!

Lynette said...

OH PS - loved your undie story on June's blog!! I don't think I would have had the guts to go back and get them - fav undies or not!!

He And Me + 3 said...

I loved that post. I hear ya. I don't particularly like my size right now, but it is what it is and I am trying each day to be comfortable in my own skin.

Sister Mary Martha said...

We've been talking about weight for the last couple of days over at my blog. I would like to see St. Thomas Aquinas, the patron saint of the weight gifted, stuff himself into a clementine box.

Super B's Mom said...

You speak LOL Cat too! Oh how I miss my fat kitty. :(

Love your blog. Found you by way of June!