One unexpected thing that came from weight lose was everyone suddenly thinking it was ok to comment on my weight and thinking it's ok to make fun of how I looked before. I liked me then..I like me now..it's not ok!
"A girl should be two things: who and what she wants." Coco Channel (Actually, I can't find any confirmation that this was Channel ((wikipedia quotations has it as "classy and fabulous")) but I love this sentiment. Props to whoever thought of it.