I wrote the following as a post for Girl Body Pride and meant for it to be posted and just walk away. But I’m being told the words I wrote don’t suck and that I should share them and read them and
I have a witch mole.It is a birthmark on my cheek that sticks out like someone glued the tip of a skin-colored raisin to my face.When I was a little girl, it was just a dark, slightly raised “beauty
We all know the story by now. A newscaster receives an email from a viewer saying she is fat and her out for setting a poor public example so she responds on air and boom – viral. The
Love it or hate it, Elan Morgan ponders self-acceptance, our bodies, and why there isn’t really an answer. I think about beauty and self-acceptance and love, and I think about how our culture, in
For a woman who grew up geek, being called “pretty” feels pretty weird. Recently I reached out to a writer I admire over a social media channel. We’ve never met, and I was looking forward
I asked Erin to “Gimme Sexy.” Rawr.Girl. Body. Pride. Justthewayweare.Girl. Body. Pride. JustthewayIam.Girl. Body. Pride. Justthewayweare.Girl. Body. Pride. JustthewayIam.It’s a chant in my head.
Laughter, love, and self-acceptance.I posted photos of myself in a bathing suit on my blog the other day. Silly photos. Photos of me cutting it up with my kids at the beach.I just wanted to share
What is truth? Is it something told or something lived?Think about that question. Really think about the difference. Because there is a difference.You can speak truthfully, but still live a lie.In
Photo credit: Jennifer CollinsWhen I was a little girl, my mother always told me that I was unique. That in all of creation there had never been anyone just like me. That my life had a purpose.
I’ve seen my name published in the bylines of the hundreds of newspaper articles I wrote before giving up the Dream That Was Supposed to Pay the Bills. That was the plan, you know. The paycheck was supposed