Learning to Love My Postnatal Body

Learning to Love My Postnatal Body

I’ve always been thin. It’s genetic — my daddy is about six feet tall and probably weighs 150 pounds. Of course, it would seem like a blessing for many women to eat whatever you want, not exercise and not gain weight. However, around sophomore or...
Breaking The Rules of Diet Culture

Breaking The Rules of Diet Culture

The constant pursuit of weight loss is a big part of our lives. It was a big part of my life starting at 11 years old and into most of my adulthood. It seemed like the thing I was supposed to do. I thought that it was normal to always be dissatisfied with my body and...
Body Love and Acceptance Through Body Changes

Body Love and Acceptance Through Body Changes

When I was in a senior in highschool, I was dating a guy who was a few years older than me. I hooked my childhood best friend, let’s call her Carol, up with his best friend. Carol and I had been friends since I was four years old. Once we were older, I always...