Too chubby for swimsuit
It seems that almost every woman I know, of any size, starts to have panic attacks the first time she sees swimsuits out on the floor of her favorite store. Let me preface this by saying that I don't personally spend much time at lakes, rivers, oceans, pools or water parks. It has nothing to do with my size or how I feel about wearing a bathing suit. I am half Irish and half German so my skin can only achieve two colors: translucent and lobster. I've tried every sunscreen in the world and nothing works. But don't cry for me Argentina, I don't really enjoy being in the sun so it all works out.
These Women Are Here to Remind You to Just Put on the Swimsuit
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The purpose of this exercise is to get comfortable with your body and how it looks. This is not meant to make you feel bad, or depressed, or give up eating for the next few days. In any journey there is a starting point and an end point. This can be a small hand mirror if you have nothing else. Many people avoid looking at their bodies in the mirror, because they are afraid of what they might discover. But knowing how your body looks allows you to make positive changes and take action to make it into the way you want it to be.
How Not to Obsess About Looking Fat in a Swimsuit and F-ing Enjoy Yourself!
Do you know Golda Poretsky? You should. She is a very cool woman doing great work in the Body Positive Community.
Typically, we spend way too much time worrying all winter and spring about how our bodies will look in our bathing suits comes summer. We spend countless hours trying to get flat abs, toned legs, and a tight butt to "look good" for everyone else, even if we're already totally happy with what we've got. If you're doubting putting on your littlest bikini because you don't think you're "summer ready," here are some awesome women who will inspire you to rock it with confidence. I have stretch marks and I wear a bikini.