#59: 3 Ways to Love your Body this Holiday Season

The holidays are one of the hardest times of the year for most people. But this is especially so when it comes to body image. This can be really difficult for people of any size who have ever dealt with disordered eating. There’s an overabundance of food, super obnoxious family. I don’t know if it’sContinue reading “#59: 3 Ways to Love your Body this Holiday Season”

#48: Loving your Body after Abuse

When it comes to abuse recovery, something not talked about enough is our relationship to our bodies. Something that a lot of us don’t take into account even as survivors, we don’t realize the impact abuse has on our body. I’m going to start this conversation with a post I shared on Instagram. WARNING: risqueContinue reading “#48: Loving your Body after Abuse”

#47: Why Body Love is Important

How do you see yourself? I’m realizing that this has become a hot topic on social media. And while I’m really happy about that, it’s something that ultimately needs to come from ourselves. I’m really glad to see celebrities, influencers, and people just deciding to be real about their bodies and not be the photoshoppedContinue reading “#47: Why Body Love is Important”

Struggle with your body? You’re not alone.

Something not talked about enough is how abuse affects not only your body image, but how you feel inside of your body. Body dysmorphia and self hatred goes SO deep. And one doesn’t have to experience abuse for these things to happen. But abuse will exacerbate and even facilitate the type of environment for theseContinue reading “Struggle with your body? You’re not alone.”

Confidence through Movement

I walked past the mirror and looked at my flabby body up and down for the fiftieth time today. All I saw was a bloated face with a ridiculous second chin. I saw the hanging gut, the thighs with too much jiggle, and a sagging butt. I didn’t see any beauty in my body atContinue reading “Confidence through Movement”

A Letter to my Body

Dear Body, I want to start off with an apology. I know I haven’t always treated you well. Not only did I not fully know what you needed, I straight up ignored you when you tried to tell me. I’m sorry about the abuse you went through by my own hand. I’m sorry for theContinue reading “A Letter to my Body”

Screw the Scale

I woke up excited and jumped out of bed. Today was the day. Today was the day that I was going to see the scale drop. I went to the bathroom and stayed on the toilet for at least 15 minutes after I was done. Just to make sure there’s nothing left that could impactContinue reading “Screw the Scale”

How to Break Free from the Scale

Our society is obsessed with the number on the scale. Even when people can straight up see that you’re smaller and have less body fat, they want to know “how much weight have you lost?!” The most frustrating thing that I have experienced in my quote unquote “weight loss journey” is that no one hasContinue reading “How to Break Free from the Scale”