"As a child I never heard one woman say to me, “I love my body.” Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, “I am so proud of my body.” So I make sure to say it to Mia, because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age."
"my scars are screaming
they want to be
opened up again"
"You’re not a bad person for the ways you tried to kill your sadness."