swimsuitsNone of us is bulletproof. We all have our private moments of body shame. What made this effort meaningful is the fact that we pushed through all those anxieties to do it.
mysteriesI had a great-grandmother named Lillian Violet. She died 10 years before I was born, and all I know of her personally comes from what little my father remembers. But I have these pictures.
jeansFinally, I had jeans I could wear. All my friends had jeans, and now I did, too. I could even tuck in my shirt. It was a revolution in my desperate-to-belong soul.
unpopular opinionApparently this really is an unpopular position to hold, if my recent experiences are anything to go by.
weightOh, were you feeling good about yourself for a minute there? The world can fix that for you.
negativityIs the moral here REALLY that if you're going to make fun of someone's outfit, you should first confirm that they're not in the middle of cancer treatment and wearing a tutu to raise funds for charity?