‘Tis the season for diet talk, for agonizing over ‘naughty’ holiday fat-and-sugar consumption and pledging to lose weight during 2013 … perhaps in time for ‘swimsuit season.’ And for advertisers to prey upon our fears and doubts about our own bodies.
But I just want to tell you, in the face of all that: You are beautiful. Your body is good. It can feel good; it can do neat stuff. It doesn’t need to be compared to the airbrushed bodies in ads and on magazine covers. It’s not shameful. You’re enough.