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I eat lots and love every bite

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03.08.2019

It was just as well I warned the sales assistant to ignore any screams emanating from behind the curtains of my changing cubicle, because I let out some beauties. A woman who simply could not be me – despite looking eerily similar – was naked in the midst of 180-degree mirrors so cruel they could sprout hissing serpents at any moment.

This woman was not thin. In fact, cruel types may judge her as having “let herself go”. Well, not in a scare-small-children-and-send-dogs-howling way, or a they-will-have-to-remove-a-wall-when-she-dies obese extreme. Nope, she was more jelly-belly, wobbly-arm and puckered-thigh big – something rarely seen on “influencer” feeds but reality for many of a certain age.

So what if we're not all reed-thin? Gulp beats Goop any day.Credit:Shutterstock

Yes, that woman was me. Yes, I would like to have looked better, but I was hardly shocked by what I saw. If I hadn’t put on weight since the last time I subjected myself to the indignity........

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