As a child I think I used to have a bad body image of myself. I think one of the main reasons was because they use to weigh us in grammar school. You would line up and enter the nurses office where she weighed you. And of course she would have to say your weight out loud so everyone could hear. This use to drive me crazy. As I look at pictures from that time, I realize that I wasn’t that different from my classmates. In fact, for someone who is just under five foot two, I was taller than some of the girls in my class. I think seeing these pictures has helped me put that embarrassment to rest.
I’m on the front row, the fourth one from the right.