Beautiful?

Mon, 07/15/2013 - 16:57 -- cf9068

Society has millions of images designed to represent beauty

Yet not one of those images are similar to me.

There are thousands of different body shapes and sizes

Maybe that's why I struggle when looking for clothes.

That doesn't mean I'm not beautiful.

Covergirl, Maybelline, lipstick, mascara and eyeliner

Items created to make girls appealing, 

I use them to feel good 

To boost my confidence, But

That still doesn't mean I'm not beautiful.

At least 10 million girls harming themselves

Physically, mentally, emotionally with eating disorders

Because they fear gaining weight more than they do dying.

No amount of "you're beautiful" or "you look great" changes that.

It still doesn't mean they're not beautiful.

Now

My muscles ache and bones crack

Pounds lost, but I still feel bad.

Not a single similarity to the multiple images of beauty,

Does that mean I'm not beautiful?

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