Tess Holliday in Black Bikini – Instagram Photos

Tess Holliday in Black Bikini – Instagram Photos 02-21-2020

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We are told to lower our expectations because fat bodies are viewed as undesirable and sub human, and we should be “lucky” to have someone find us attractive, and hell, if we are lucky, truly love us. So for me, love was always something foreign, and because of that I allowed people to treat me poorly because I didn’t fully know how to love myself.⁣ ⁣ I wish I could stand here tell you that loving myself was the only key, and from that point on, I never allowed anyone else to treat me poorly… but that’s not the case. I’m writing this as someone who is learning to let go of the life I had planned so I can make room for the life that’s waiting for me. ⁣ ⁣ Self-love is a lifelong process, and I still have so much to learn. To recognize myself in the mirror again, to live loudly and unapologetically, to heal, and to share all of this with you all… to me, that’s what real self love is. To be able to let go of something that was hurting me, and to be able to choose myself, that feels like a new love I’ve never experienced. ⁣ ⁣ Now, go look at yourself in the mirror, & repeat after me: “I am beautiful just as I am. I am loved. I am valued. I am not alone. I love you.” We got this💕 ⁣ Cardigan is @prettylittlething ⁣ #effyourbeautystandards #selflove

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