I’m so glad I tumbled onto this amazing blog full of amazing, beautiful, inspiring women!
I’m an actress and (recently) a petite plus size model, standing just under 5’5” tall. After years of resistance and struggling to “get my body back” — a 34-25-38, 123 lb frame that was nearly impossible to maintain (because I’m much more fond of fine dining than I am of stinky gyms) — I’m finally coming to respect and embrace my “new” 36-28-43, 148 lb body. I’ve stopped counting calories, and focusing more on what’s inside me than outside — I rediscovered a quick and creative mind and a full and beating heart that were almost buried beneath my body-obsession. I’m writing again! I’m painting again! And I feel sexier than ever in my own skin. Now I remember that my net weight is not my net worth, and I’m more than just a body — and the more I love my inside, the more I love my outside. I have a working body, and I know how to work it! This is my body today, and I’m happy and proud.
41-31-43. 5’5”. 190lbs. 29 years old.
Those numbers don’t matter as much to me as being able to bench press 110lbs or squat 200lbs. I’m so glad my body is naturally powerful.
I wanted to congratulate everyone here and tell you all that being a young woman is hard, but the older you get, the easier it becomes to accept how you are made and see the beauty in your own composition. Appreciate your own beauty, but don’t forget to use your body. Youth is fleeting, but strength, flexibility, speed, grace - whatever your body does best - only gets better with practice.
Dani- 22 years old, California
I’ve submitted once before already, but I just wanted to continue supporting this message as well as encouraging people to love themselves. We are all beautiful.
Cocktails, anyone? In this strapless number, Chloe’s style is classic with an extra dose of glam.
I hate how I look so freaking much, and I wish I was thinner, I wish my thighs weren’t so sensitive that i get bumps no matter what, they have never been smooth, i wish i didnt have stretch marks, and i wish i would let my boyfriend pick me up without the fear of him not being able to. i hate how i look so much.
My name’s Ashlee and my stats are 40-35-47 at 173cm and 93kg. Most of my photos showing my curves are in lingerie/underwear, haha! I’m an aspiring pinup model.
I’ve gained 10kg this year and 2 inches on my bust, 3 on my waist and 2 on my hips. I’ve been struggling to come to terms with this but am working on loving myself at any weight. I am super proud of my curves and always will be!
I can hardly overstate how much this blog has helped me re-frame my concept of beauty and the female form. I’ve been in recovery from anorexia for 11 years, and it’s taken about that long for me to appreciate my body and believe, truly believe, that it is beautiful. I am 5’10.5” and 187 lbs. My measurements are 37-30-45.