“You’re not small…” he paused, and scanned me up and down, “…in fact you’re pretty stocky”.
“I’m sorry?” I replied, taken aback by his directness.
“You’re pretty stocky for a lady”.
This short interchange stopped me in my tracks. My bubble of contentment abruptly burst as an old familiar pain flooded over me.
What to expect
A ten minute read, 2600 words. I explore how even in the wildness and remoteness of the Outer Hebrides I had a body image ‘wobble’. I explore why this happened and I share what I did and what I’m doing in my pursuit of a peaceful and loving relationship with my body and self. Continue reading