One Picture Can Speak a Thousand Words

The Iconophile did a beautiful piece today titled “The Shadow Puppet”. I love to take pictures. I never liked having pictures taken of me. Now I don’t mind as long as I can make my wrinkles look like dimples instead. Selfies are the topic of the moment. I’m not a fan of them myself. I know people who post a selfie at least 3 times a week. One woman had lost weight and was constantly posting selfies of herself with her ample bosom spilling out of every top she had on. I understand the new found excitement and freedom of weight loss. The need for validation. No one comments on any of the selfies I have posted. Instead they will ask family members if I’m sick or have an eating disorder. I’ve also received comments like “You must feel so much prettier now!” Ummm…..Ok. Does anyone have a filter anymore?

About darie73

I have lived with Bipolar Disorder since my early teens. I have lived with Social Anxiety Disorder for even longer. I self-medicated with alcohol for over 20 years, that's how long it took to get a diagnosis. I'm open and honest about my mental health so hopefully one day the system will change. View all posts by darie73

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