Comment on My Body, My Host: How I Have Hated You by Kate Spencer.
I feel the confidence you gained in your journey to be you. A heartfelt post. While we can rationalize away the media impact, it is so much harder to overcome the remarks from family and friends and sometimes even strangers that we meet. I loved the line, “It’s empowering to respond to the never-ending body-negative remarks of well-meaning friends and family with, “I know I’m beautiful” or “You are beautiful. Tell yourself that because it’s true.”