My feet, they brace me
Keep me grounded,
My legs, they support me
Keep me upright,
My thighs touch,
Have some stretchmarks, some jiggle
They are also muscular and strong,
My calf muscles aren’t defined,
But they push me,
They are strong.
My legs are the only part of my body that I almost always love and find beautiful. These are the reasons why.
Love your body.
Whether your thighs touch or not.
Maintaining positive body image with disability, chronic illness, and chronic pain
Body positivity is especially difficult when your body is not a healthy one.
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the first step towards confidence is not being afraid to be ugly
once you get over the fear of being unattractive and stop equating beauty with other good things in life (friends, love, happiness) it’s a lot easier to love yourself unconditionally
your job is not to sit around and be pretty and easy on everyone else’s eyes
your job is to do whatever the fuck you want and look however the fuck you want while doing it
When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.