Ep 67: To The Men Who Call Me Fat
Dear man who found it appropriate to send me this email, Once upon a time, your words would have cut me like valyrian steel. Today? They remind me how important it is to change the way we see strength. Because what you call fat, I know can run a marathon in 3 hours in 41 minutes. I hope one day you can obtain the strength I've worked tirelessly for. Until then, know that I will spend the rest of my life empowering the women you hope to shame. You will lose. You already are. The #SportsBraSquad is strong as hell. See you at the finish line. I'll be the one giving you a high five when you get there. #RunSelfieRepeat
After sharing one of the many inappropriate emails I receive about the #SportsBraSquad and my weight, the story made headlines. And as I was answering an editor's questions about how the email made me feel, I realized that I've normalized the act. We need to talk about fat shaming online and how it's never appropriate to comment on someone's weight. And then, what you need to do to build your body confidence.
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