“Would my life be better if I were thinner?”
It’s a question nearly everyone has asked themselves at some point, and if you’re a bigger girl, chances are you’ve heard the same answer over and over again throughout your whole life: “Yes, it would.” For many of us, this idea has kept us from living full, engaged, fearless lives. We tell ourselves, “I’ll wait until I lose weight to take dance lessons/start dating/rock a crop top/go back to school/travel/speak my mind” — convinced that better days are always a few pounds away.
Our favorite plus-size style icons are here to tell you that idea is BS, and it’s time to start living right now — no matter your size.
Her answer? “No, but it would be better if I wasn’t treated so poorly because I’m not.”