body acceptance

In so many of the pictures where I’m happiest, I don’t look my best.

My Favorite Pictures Are The Ones Where I Look Like Crap

Even though I love how I look in those picture-perfect selfies, I love the less than flawless photos too, and I’m not going to stop sharing them. Read...
Megan Zander    |   03.24.17   |   SHARE
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I gave up basing my self-esteem on numbers.

How I Learned To Love My Body

My weight doesn’t make me something less, but something more: a beautiful woman. Read...
Elizabeth Broadbent    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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Getting back at the world or trying to right it by losing weight is pointless and detrimental.

Can We Please Do Away With "Revenge" Bodies?

Revenge. Body.They’re two dynamically opposite words, one carrying anger and hatred, while the other exudes everything that’s wonderful about us, Read...
Jennifer Lea Reynolds    |   03.7.17   |   SHARE
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“"Have a burger for God’s sake,” “You’re a twig,” “Are you anorexic?”

"Lucky": The Plight Of The Naturally Skinny Girl 

I don’t care about my weight. But other people do. Read...
Lauren DePino    |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
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 I am making a decision to not weigh down my current situation with undeserved guilt and shame.

Buying Clothes For My "Today Body" 

So here I am in my “today” body. Read...
Sara Mann    |   02.8.17   |   SHARE
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Belly, meet hand. Hand, meet belly.

The Story Of Why My Belly Is On My Hand 

Towards the end of last year, I sat in a plastic surgeon’s office discussing the excess skin that falls at my lower belly. I gently tugged the slight Read...
Jennifer Lea Reynolds    |   01.26.17   |   SHARE
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50 Resolutions.

50 Body Acceptance New Year Resolutions (That Don't Involve Dieting!)

And it’s that last one that really irks me: that most people — and especially most women’s — new year’s resolutions center on dieting and weight loss Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   12.30.16   |   SHARE
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Image: Steve DeMent Photography.

My Road To Recovery From Fitness Modeling

If only I could lose a little weight here, and shape up a little there, I would feel complete. If I could only get my diet down to science, a numbers Read...
Maddy Moon    |   12.26.16   |   SHARE
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