At eight months pregnant, I’ve got a lot of things on my mind. We haven’t completely finished setting up the nursery; our hospital bags aren’t fully packed; the car seat will need to be installed; the last few items need to be picked up. D’ya know what’s not on my mind? Getting my body back… Continue reading go away, weight loss ads
A staggering 35% of women say they feel less attractive on video conferences than they do in real life, and the long-term effects of those feelings begin to carry over into day-to-day life.
Over the years, I’ve treated my body poorly – like an abusive partner, really. Demeaning. Degrading. Withholding and then asking for more and more and more.
It’s why I wear my fancy shoes with jeans on Fridays. It’s why my most expensive jeans will inevitably be covered in muddy paw prints and dog fur on Sunday afternoons.
In the past five years, my perspective on weight and, in particular, owning a scale has shifted.