I’m really excited today to be guest posting today for the blog Just Be Enough: Celebrating Me. Celebrating You. Elena’s blog is about knowing and believing that you are strong & that you are ENOUGH just the way you are. Doesn’t that sound fab? Seriously, check it out.
Since I’ve been losing weight this year and trying to wear my hair only in it’s natural curly state I have had my outward appearance on the brain a lot. A lot. Weight loss, while fantastic can sometimes make me feel like I’m not good enough until I get down to my goal weight. And while it’s been freeing to commit to not pressing or chemically relaxing my hair I’ve definitely felt a lot less myself and a lot less pretty. Today’s post is about my push back to my own negative self talk. And because I love Kimmy K. I had to drag her into my mess!
Want to know one thing I appreciate about Kim Kardashian? Kimmy K, Beyonce & J.Lo have -as Tina Fey once put it- brought the leg meat! Kim and company have introduced a new kind of beauty where big booty’s, thick legs and ample bosom reign supreme. And guess what? Men everywhere regardless of race or ethnicity are giving these celebrated fuller bodies a giant hurrah. But, ahhhh, if body image were all there was to talk about…