I love this post! As I’ve started learning to accept my body I’m more positive, more motivated, and finally seeing changes. I’m focusing more on making my body the best it can be rather than trying to change it to fit someone else’s image of how my body should be and I’m happier than ever.
I get the feeling that as a woman, I’m not supposed to like myself.
As a female, I am bombarded with images on a daily basis that show me how I can be better/skinner/prettier/insert-feminine-adjective-here. Every time I turn on the TV, scroll through Facebook, or even while doing some
much needed internet shopping, I see countless images of products that are supposed to make me appear slimmer, younger, less wrinkly. (God forbid, I have crows feet at 32 years old).
Every spring, images are thrust into my face describing how I too can get my “bikini body” back after the winter months, or that so-and-so has the perfect plan for a “summer slim down”.
Every time I cruise around on the internet, my page clicks are chased by ads promising the newest weight loss supplement or workout class that will give me “long and lean” muscles, just the way I’m supposed…
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