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A New Way to Look at Swimsuit Season

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“Summer is almost here! Everyone will want to go swimming, but no way am I going out when I’m in this shape. It’s time to get ready for swimsuit season!”

Sound familiar? Every summer it seems to be the same story…

“OMG! ONLY 7 DAYS LEFT UNTIL SUMMER! I’M NOT GOING TO EAT FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK!”

Let’s be real. We’ve all dieted, or even thought about dieting, those few days before you hang out in a bikini with your friends. Obviously you don’t want anyone seeing those extra pounds you gained from eating your feelings all winter.

Why don’t we ever hear things like:

“On my way to gaining 15 pounds right before swimsuit season—alright, A+!”

Sometimes you can’t help but take the last Oreo in the box. After all, you must not, under any circumstances, be punished for doing your ONE job as a human being: ALWAYS eating the last Oreo.

I recently came across a blog from humblefoodie.com that, instead of running on a tangent as to why losing weight for summer is a must, talked about why we all need to stop obsessing over looking different for a piece of fabric you wear once a year.

“How I look in a swimsuit is the most trivial and reductive way to define myself. Let the characteristics that define the woman I am, be built on the foundation of my character. Faith. Loyalty. Respect. Devotion. Passion. Let those be the attributes I take stock of in bed at night. ‘Thunder thighs,’

you are not worth my time.”

We are all guilty of comparing ourselves to the skinnier-than-most runway models every once in a while, but comparison is one of the cruelest of actions. Own who you are and strut your stuff!

Now, go grab that new Victoria’s Secret “Hipkini” and work it gurrrrrl.

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