Body Confidence! (LouiseLIVE Part 2) 💭

This is part 2 of my LouiseLIVE post so be sure to check out part 1 here first! :)

Throughout the show, Louise touched on a number of really important and meaningful topics. From motherhood and relationships, to being a 'boss woman'. She handles her life with such a passion and grace but also shows and tells the dirty nitty gritty, like poor Darcy throwing up or those embarrasing moments when your child erupts with a word they should not say. You'll have to buy the DVD to see what I'm talking about!
With that being said, even with so many topics discussed, there was one clear one that stood out to me. Body confidence.

I expected the show to be a lot more interactive. I had prepared some questions to ask as we were told that we would have the opportunity to ask but there wasn't. Other than the 3 people selected to tell an embarrassing story (see Part 1), this was the only other part in the show that was even remotely interactive...if you could even call it that.

I've always loved my hair and I've always loved my... nothing else. I don't love anything else about the rest of my body. My nose is street but it's too pointed and has a pointy wide bridge-bone. My arms are too wobbly with no muscle definition. My belly is huge and fat. My legs are too short and wide. My face is full of acne, spots are acne spot scarring. When I look in the mirror, I tell myself I'm a 'fat, spotty bitch', because they're the words that hurt me the most.

Louise got the whole audience stood up and we had to look around at everyone. When we sat down, Louise asked if anyone thought anyone was ugly or fat ect. Of course, everyone replied no. I'd never thought about it before but when in public, how many people walk around the streets telling people they're fat, have a big nose, ugly feet. Very few. Most people don't even think about it. Most people just walk right past you.

I'm not saying I don't still have those insecurities. I do. When I buy clothes I specifically buy clothes that are loose and baggy around my stomach area and usually try to find ones slightly longer to cover my bum and tops of thighs. That's just what I do.

I've always admired how confident Louise is. She doesn't let other people's judgements stop her or slow her down. She doesn't limit what she wears because of her curvy figure. She's a beautiful, strong woman and a true role model.

At the end of the day, we, as in ourselves, are our own biggest enemy. No ones is going to come up to me and say 'you fat, spotty bitch' because people don't do that. I'm probably the only one that sees all the little flaws and realistically:

"Those that matter won't mind and those that mind don't matter." - Bernard M. Baruch.

Food for thought.

Overall, it was such a fun afternoon so thanks to Louise the laughs but it's just a shame we all waited in the rain afterwards, and she disappeared! It was literally pouring down. Luckily, I got to talk to some other girls who found another YouTuber, Dean Dobbs, who they took a quick picture with and then we discussed life, fun, jobs and uni. When the security came out to tell us she'd gone a different way, it was actually a little sad but I guess we understood. Especially because she had Darcy with her.

Once again, I did record a couple little clips and vlogged my day!