As a plus-size woman who is heavily involved in the body-positive movement, I’m always looking for those “aha moments” that take my body positivity to a new level. Sometimes, the greatest teachers are right in front of us. Check out these 5 things plus-size women have learned from Lizzo.
For myself, body positivity is a work in progress. It’s taken me a long time to accept myself as I am.
My struggle with body acceptance began as early as elementary school. My family shamed me and gave me nicknames like thunder thighs or squatty body. I was always the biggest one on the cheer squad or ballet or gymnastics.
My story isn’t unique. I grew up as the fat friend, I have always been plus-size, I’ve tried all the diets, done all the workout routines.
Ariel King is a lady with a lot on her plate, but she is always welcoming others to the table.
No doubt you’ve been practicing social distancing, or maybe even lockdown, for at least a few days. We are all spending more time at home, more time walking past our mirrors, more time alone with our thoughts and insecurities.