1. In The Eyes Of The Beholder...
My wife is looking at herself in the mirror - hair tied up in a bun, loose pyjamas attempting to hide all the fat, sleepy eyes staring back...
She thinks she looks like a mess in the last month of her pregnancy. If only she could look at herself the way she appears to me, right now, she would know she has never looked so… Perfect.
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2. The Prom Queen...
She sighed, as she looked at the beautiful blue gown hanging in the display.
“Be the prom queen”, it said. “Well, the prom queen can’t be size 14 can she?” she muttered to herself, and continued on her way home.
She stumbled upon a parcel on her doormat. She opened it and saw in the parcel the same beautiful blue gown along with a note that said:
"I have never known a smile as warm as yours
And there's nothing more beautiful than the eyes I see
I have never felt my heart beat so fast..."
"... So, will you go to prom with me?" he said, as she turned around to look at him standing there with a lopsided grin on his face.
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For the longest time I hadn’t had the time to take care of myself. Work stress paved way for illness and I stayed home sick for two whole weeks. I would do nothing but eat, watch soppy rom-coms, and during this time, I didn't even realise how much weight I had gained.
One morning, as I was recovering from my illness, I got out of bed and looked at myself. What had I become? Why had I let myself go this way? I looked terrible.
As I was thinking, he woke up and looked at me. Before I could say anything, he said, “You look beautiful”.
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Published on Jul 31, 2016