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body shame

"Plus sized doesn't mean ugly or undesirable or untalented or uncoordinated or LESS. THAN. HUMAN."
The 19-year-old Mi'kmaq woman sent her haters a big "f*uck you."
Many of us think that hating our bodies can motivate us to change and become healthier, but this mentality can actually produce the opposite effect. This weight-focused approach can lead to short-term weight loss, but most people have trouble maintaining these results and do not necessarily improve their long-term health.