Can the Olympics Help Struggles with Body Image?

Can the Olympics Help Struggles with Body Image?

I’m sure I’m the only one who noticed this, so I’m ashamed to admit it. But, here goes. Olympic swimmers don’t have thigh gap. In fact, you know what else I noticed? When they shook their arms to ready their muscles for racing–their skin...
Skinny: I Am Not Skinny

Skinny: I Am Not Skinny

I am not skinny. I say that only because my therapist told me I can no longer say, “I am fat.” She gave me the reasoning why (which I don’t really remember) but in an instant I knew that being fat had become my identity, and her denying me from saying those words...