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Self Love

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This world often tells us that smaller is better. That the ultimate goal in life is to live in a body that is perfect and ideal. One that is without flaws, rolls, stretch marks, dimples and any perceived imperfections. This sadly leads a lot of us down a path of self-destruction, self-hate and leaves us unable to see beauty in our perfectly imperfect bodies. This pursuit of a small body led me to an eating disorder with which I have had to fight so hard over many years. This is what my battle with disordered eating has taught me about self-care. It seemed so simple in the beginning. For the longest time, I assumed my weight and my worth went hand in hand. I truly believed that in some way the number on the scale determined the type of person I was. The smaller the body the more worthy I…