The girl looking back at me in these pictures is not the girl I see every day when looking in the mirror, but in 2022, I’m learning to merge the two.
This was and still is my message…so I never considered that sharing this message now — a few sizes smaller — would alienate some of the people I’ve connected to the most. This was like a dagger to my heart — did my message ever truly matter? Or was I just another face wearing nice clothes? 💔
It’s that time of the year again — Valentine’s Day! This year, I’m doing things a little differently. I am celebrating Valentine’s Day by showing myself some self-love, and joining Dia&Co’s #FullBodyLove Movement.
“As a curvy girl, when I first heard these comments I became angry. Who is this woman, and what type of person is she to ever want another human being to feel ashamed of who they are…I came to realize that it really isn’t an issue of ‘fat-shaming’, but possibly an internal issue that Jamelia has in regards to her own self-confidence, self-esteem and appreciation…these are her issues, not mine.” READ MORE: http://wp.me/p32JeW-f6