Friday, December 6, 2019

Read My Hips

September 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Dieting, Fat Acceptance, Loving Your Body

This is an excerpt from WATRD Contributor Kim Brittingham’s book Read My Hips. See accolades at the bottom of the page! —— I don’t ever remember my mother being fat, and yet I clearly remember her dieting.  When I was growing up, she read many women’s magazines — Redbook, Family Circle, Woman’s Day.  As a stay-at-home […]

A unique way to focus on body image: The Philly Naked Bike Ride

September 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Body Image

Learn to appreciate your body. Remember, beauty is a state of mind, not a state of the body. Overpower negative thoughts with positive ones.

Are you desensitized to body image news?

May 2, 2011 by  
Filed under Activism, Fat Talk, HAES

This post is from Voice in Recovery, an amazing blogger that should be added to your daily reading list. The message here is one we believe will resonate with the WATRD community. Looking forward to your feedback! Be sure to check out Voice in Recovery! ————– When I first read the survey in the UK […]

I’m still lumpy.

September 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Self Esteem

Since about the age of 12 or so I was under the impression that if I just lost weight I’d look like all those pretty people in the magazines. You know, the white ones with long skinny bodies, toothpick arms, flawless complexions, and perfectly smooth skin. I mean, I resembled them already. I am white. […]

How to “Get Over It”

August 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Self Esteem

This is MY body. It is beautiful regardless of it’s size. I needed to accept that. I needed to love me just the way I was and AM!

What Do You Love About Your Body?

July 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Self Esteem

I think we all (especially women) spend way too much time criticizing ourselves. Personally, I spent 15 years not happy in my own skin.

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