Another reblog from another inspirational woman.
Originally posted on Life. Beyond Rx.:
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Growing up in a world of Skinny
I reached puberty in the 70s. The females who were hot, sexy, gorgeous and desired were Charlie’s Angels, Wonder Woman, later Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista and hundreds of actresses and supermodels who looked like heroine junkies.
They were skinny.
I, on the other hand, was not Skinny.
As a young girl I was a round little butterball tomboy. OK, I was fat.
At age 11 I hit a growth spurt and slimmed out. I sprouted long legs and a figure that started attracting whistles from construction guys twice my age. I had always been an athlete. I had muscles. But still, I was not skinny.
Skinny, you see, was the thing I could never…
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