A Symbol of Failure No More

A Symbol of Failure No More

Unless you’re new here, you’ve heard of Liz before. She’s the rock star who just last month, lost her 100th pound in less than a year. Today, she posted this to our MBM Community group and I just had to share it with you. It is EVERYTHING <3.

“In July 2004, I went to see Madonna in Toronto. At that time I had just started a “medically-supervised” weight loss program (ie starvation). At the concert, I bought a (very expensive) shirt. It didn’t fit, but I was convinced that in a few short months it would. Spoiler: that plan didn’t work long term and I never wore the shirt.

Over the years, that shirt sat in my drawer and became such a symbol of all my failures. I loved it but hated it – and still had never worn it. Just over a year ago, I was cleaning out some stuff and asked my daughter if she wanted the shirt. She took it and wore it. FINALLY, someone got to wear this overpriced shirt!

Last night, my sweet girl came into my room with a little smile on her face and said “hey momma, I think this is yours” and gave me back the shirt. And guess what…”