Mama’s words

Mama’s words

And she said to me-
Baby you are beautiful;
Go eat some cake,
You’ll be more beautiful;
Put on some weight,
And embrace this phase.
Ignore the world,
Cause skinny isn’t the way,
For you… anyway

Let the slim be slim
And you be you;
That’s all- you can do

Embrace it, live it
Oh my darling, love it
Life’s what you make it,
It begins with embracing-
You.
Every piece of you.

Fat- It doesn’t define you

Fat- It doesn’t define you

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I came across this image as I was surfing through Pinterest and I felt, I just had to share it. Everyone has Fat in them, we’d be dead if we didn’t have fat- And that is all there is to the word ‘fat’. A few months ago, I was being told I’ve gotten fat (despite being within a healthy BMI) and now, i’m told I’ve gotten too slim (and I’m still within a healthy BMI).

These experiences have taught me something- to some people, ‘enough’ doesn’t exist. There will always be too fat or too slim; I’m never going to be just right. And you know what, that’s fine by me; I’m not striving to be remembered by my weight. No, I’m striving to be remembered by my words and my work. That is what defines me- my contribution to the world and not just the ‘fat’ in my body.

Image Originally shared by Theberry.com