We’re trying our best to survive, let alone, thrive. In a time of uncertainty for who-knows-how-many days and counting, the COVID-19 pandemic has derailed routines, cost lives, jobs, and subsequently, impacted our sense of well-being.
I maxed out in January, when everywhere I turned there was some New Year’s ad telling me to transform my body. How about I don’t, I thought, wondering what would happen if instead I decided that my imperfect body is fine. Lovely. Sexy, even—despite the fact that it’s 50 pounds heavier than it once was.