Self-Acceptance & Self-Love

Recovery

Once my grandmother passed away, my mother had to leave to country. I was given immense stress and I fell prey to whenever people called my ugly. I starved myself down to the weight I am...

I’m glad I experienced Epilepsy

My name is Sydney and I am almost 25. I have four sisters who are free from allergies and disabilities. I was born in the Philippines and named Sydney because my father got his visa when I...

My “I Can’t” Chorus

I am my biggest, “I can’t-er.” I do not remember a single instance in my life when someone told me I couldn’t do or achieve something. I do remember the dozens...

The perfect size

Everybody has different Opinions on life and face different problems. Each individual feels his/her problem is the biggest. Same way today i will take through my life and problems i am...

Disability

I was born with a disease that leaves most kids unable to walk, unable to stand. I am very lucky. I was able to walk and to run, almost like any other child, almost. Growing up my biggest...

Take a Moment for Yourself

In a world where we as women are expected to always put others before ourselves, it can feel self-indulgent to take even a moment for ourselves in the midst of a busy day. But I say...

Every Last Girl Finished

At the age of 9, my daughter was beautiful and bubbly, intelligent and funny. Always tall for her age, she possessed a body built for strength and she was using that strength to become a...

Weird

Weird. That mostly sums up my social life struggles growing up as a girl. Weird. My family is “weird”, my laugh is “weird”, my sense of humor is “weird” and my personality is...

Mantras About Me

I am me. With all my quirks, inadequacies, faults, and mistakes. You don’t know the half of them. But I was timid, and intimidated. For a number of years. But I’m breaking free, and by...

Power of the Scar

I am amazing because I’m a survivor! My story begins at a time when I was a young girl. I was raised by a single mother, and had a drug and alcohol addicted father that was in and out of...