Hey ladies, this link seems pertinent.  While this gal’s Body-things are different from my body-things, I think having Owen say to me, at banquet, “Wow.  You’ve lost a lot of weight.  I didn’t recognize you.  You look hot.”  was…kind of a thing I get really terrified of, any time I try to lose weight.  I think This Articulate Lady sums up some good thoughts on the matter: http://www.salon.com/2012/03/25/surprised_to_see_me/