Posted by Lisa Meade
Have you ever been shown a picture of you that upon first glance you found your smile spreading across your face as you remembered the moment caught? How did you feel as you admired the smile on your face and the joy radiating from you? But then, slowly that voice, the one of the inner critic, creeps in and begins to point out your flaws. This is exactly what happens to the author of this article. Until the moment when she decides….enough is enough!
I Like This Picture of My Cellulite: A 19 Year Old’s Journey To Self-Acceptance
Author: Victoria Erickson
Now, I’m not the cute blonde on the left but rather the more prominent, jean-jacket covered, cellulite charging, woman to the right.
And the first thing I thought of when I saw this picture was how HAPPY I look: I’m jubilant, radiant, fresh home from my first year of college and ready to celebrate with my hometown best. And I should’ve stopped there. It could have been enough to admire the photograph, to rejoice in the photographer’s ability to capture the joy and carefree art of two friends catching up after a year apart. It should have been.
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