Confusion about weight and plus size clothing and all that (trigger warning if it's not obvious!)

I have been losing weight. I have really needed to for my health (I am aware that it’s not necessarily connected to health, but with ME I was certainly not in a “healthy at any weight” category). I was on the thinner side of average most my life - no matter how thin I’ve ever been, I’ve always carried meat on my bones…

Feelings when you hear a thing about yourself that's probably right but you didn't want to hear it

I have some kind of feeling about this and I can’t pinpoint it: amusement? Annoyance? Surprise? My brother is in town (not staying with me because it’s for other things) but we had dinner and I asked about my dad’s new girlfriend, and apparently she is mother-in-law to a guy I graduated high school with. I remember…

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