Small Talk

Fat pants

November 23rd, 2012

I put on a pair of pants one morning and the button was a little tight. "Do I look fat in this?" I asked Olivia. My husband would actually give me an honest answer, which I really do appreciate, but he wasn't home.

"Yes," she said without hesitation.

Frustrated because it validates that I just don't get out to exercise the way I could before, I turned around. "From the back, too?" I asked.

"No," said Olivia. "Just the front. It's puffy right here." She pointed to where the button was making the fabric feather.

"Oh. I thought so," I responded.

Kids. She's so good for my self esteem.

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2 Responses to “Fat pants”

  1. kuunakanaka:

    aloha Diane:

    Olivia is a blessing.


  2. rayboyjr:

    Hey Diane ... Happy Belated Thanksgiving Day ...

    ... tis the season for fat pants ... *sigh* ...

    ... kids ... you can always rely on them when you absolutely have to hear it like it actually is ...


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