A family friend lost over 90 pounds. Shortly thereafter, she met an extremely attractive Nigerian guy that my mom would have fought her mom for (for me). Good looks have never been a criteria for me in men but this was attractive, nice and a little shy, which is the only way hot guys should be. But back to my story. The girl got pregnant, had a baby and married her cutie about two years after having their baby. Just like that she’s living a life that’s completely different from her single life.
To be honest, I don’t know this girl well so maybe even 90lbs overweight she was dating a lot. You know how they say timing is everything…maybe regardless of her weight the way she met her hottie hubby is how it was meant to happen. Part of me does wonder if she would have been noticed by the guy had she remained her original size. But that doesn’t matter now since they’re happily married and they have a sweet little family.
I dream of looking back two or three years from now and wondering how my life could be so completely different (in a good way) from how it was short months ago. I could be a mother in a few short years! I could be watching one of my siblings handling a child that I carried in my womb for almost 10 months! I could have a guy in my life that I can grab onto when I want, that I can give a certain look at a party that means You. Me. Home. Now. Rawwwr. ;) There are little signs that I may one day be in that situation, but I could just as easily be that girl whose life continues as it has been, despite trying so hard to change things. Only time will tell.