I haven’t always had this attitude about myself. In fact, for many years I did my best to hide my lumps, rolls, and other perceived imperfections from the world. But on this day, feeling inspired, I decided to post these reflections on Instagram, with a picture of me running in my sports bra on the treadmill. Even a year ago I wouldn’t have dared show that vulnerable side of myself. I felt like I was making a statement: LOOK! I’m so BRAVE! I’m a runner AND I have curves!
And, herein lies the problem: this message has become a cliche to the point of meaninglessness. Read more >>