One extreme or the other
It sure seems like us girls have a tough time maintaining the "correct" image of ourselves. Many of us seem to see nothing but an overweight and disappointment, while others don't see a problem at all. Me? I go both ways depending on the situation. (Do guys think this way???)
Belle, I think you should hold on to your self image as a beautiful, sexy woman - you are! Now, just add that by dropping a few pounds you will be even more beautiful and totally too hot to handle (except by someone with special privledges).
Keep up the good work!