As women, we are taught we are defined by our bodies. By the size of our pants. Go up in size= less worthy. That, my loves, is diet culture. Diet culture is the worshipping of thinness, equating living in a smaller body to moral superiority. Clothes shopping can be incredibly triggering to just about all of us in this diet obsessed society. There is always something “wrong” with our bodies. But is there? Really?
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I was stuck in a cycle of numbing my pain, doing anything possible to quiet the feelings even if for only a moment. Starving, purging, cutting...these were the only things that gave me relief from the screaming in my mind. I just wanted it to stop.
Queens it is time we stop.
Stop tearing one another down. Stop looking at other women and comparing ourselves. Stop the jealousy. Stop the hate
By speaking out, you are owning your truth and taking back control. Secrecy breeds shame and I am ready to silence the shame.
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