I Love My Body
I love my hair. It is beautiful, thick and curly. I love its greying colour, its wildness and refusal to be tamed.
I love my skin. It is smooth and soft. I love the blemishes on it, scars from wounds long gone, wrinkles from age, experience and laughter, and many happy days spent in the sun having so much fun.
I love my shoulders. They have carried so many burdens, yet are still so strong.
I love my arms. They have given so many hugs, held my babies, embraced my life.
I love my belly. It has soft jelly mounds that ripple when I laugh, curvaceous and feminine.
I love my hands. They have written so many words, created art, made cakes, soothed my children, opened so many doors and held other hands in mine.
I love my hips, board and strong, They gave birth to my daughters, supported me and gave me the flexibility to bend.
I love my legs. They are long and sturdy. These legs have held my weight and moved me forward, standing strong no matter what.
I love my knees. They flex, bend, and even when they are injured, never give out on me.
I love my feet that have walked so any miles and carried me all my life.
I love my weight. It is the perfect weight for me today and is luscious, curvy and sexy as fuck!
I love my brain. It has never failed me, given me a life long love of learning and always gives me the answers I need.
I love my heart. Giving and receiving so much love, leading me and showing me the way to go and to live in my heart every day, even though it has been broken so many times. Keeping me alive and pumping so strongly.
I love my voice. So strong and loud, articulate and clear, giving me the words to speak to shine my gift on the world.
I love my eyes that see the beauty of the world around me and those I love.
I Love my body. It is perfect for me in every way.
Is there a part of your body you can love and appreciate ? Write it a love letter and tell it how much you love it. And if you cant find a part you love, find a part you don’t hate, even if its your little finger and love it wholeheartedly.
With thanks to Kerry Spina for the inspiration from her Children’s book, I Love My Body