Loving Myself: Part 1

Hey All, As I’ve discussed in a previous post, I feel as if I let other people determine how I feel about myself and my body.  I hate to bring up my mother again, but I’m going to. My family and the way that they judge people based on their appearances and the way that they are critical of everyone based on their appearance has shaped me and the way I feel about my body. My mother often said when I was a kid, “Fat doesn’t look good on anyone but a pig.” So naturally I grew up thinking that … Continue reading Loving Myself: Part 1

Body Wellness Project

One of my body love role models, Golda Poretsky, has started an incredible project as part of her upcoming TED talk.  You can check it out here.  I’m not sure if I am going to participate in it.  I don’t know if I’m ready to have my image projected during a TED talk.  I am willing to create my own type of Body Love Project.  I will be taking many pictures of myself (face and full body, but ALWAYS clothed) and posting them here on my blog.  I recently saw pictures of myself from last Christmas.  I was shocked and … Continue reading Body Wellness Project