Dear Family Members during the Holidays

Dear Family Members during the Holidays

I know you have been raised in a generation of dieting.  I know that you have been taught not to trust your body.  I know that our society idolizes a thin ideal and this has been ingrained in your head.  I know you have been taught to try and change your body over and over again in order to fit a norm deemed acceptable to society.  I know you have lost weight more times than you can count and gained it back again.  I know you are ashamed and embarrassed by fat on your body because generations before you told you you should be.  I know that you are bombarded by ads and messages hundreds of times a day that tell you have problems to fix and encourage you to look like everyone else. 

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