Whitney emailed this to me via SOAM a couple of weeks ago, not knowing about TIAW. I asked her if she’d like me to post it here and she agreed. Posts like this are exactly what TIAW is for.
A few weeks ago, I was sitting around a warm kitchen table with two of my best friends when one of them (I’ll call her Jane) mentioned wanting a boob job someday. She has lamented her breasts to me on more than one occasion, seeming to believe they were the only ones like hers in [...]
I am 33 years old. I have had 3 kids, all boys. They are now 6.5yrs, 2.5yrs, and 10 months old. I have been skinny all my life and made fun of for it. When I was in my early 20′s I enjoyed my body. I was a dancer, but I had nice boobs, and [...]
Here I go, I’m jumping in. I’m a tad nervous. This is me. 31 years living full & happy. Losing someone very dear. Gaining 2 beautiful kids. Stressed over money and medical woes. This is me. Not quite accepting myself… Yet enjoying life. My body will never be my friend. Not exactly a temple either… [...]
I created a blog months ago, with the intention of writing in letter form and beginning with a letter to myself, but I found it really hard to open up and get started, but the creation of This is a Woman and a few other things have inspired me. Here’s what I came up with. [...]
I don’t remember exactly what age or when I developed negative body issues. I almost feels as if I have had those issues all of my life… but if I were to be completely honest, I know that’s not true. I remember when I started to develop in middle school I would wear two pairs [...]