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Mile 771.5: Seven Body Image Memes We All Need in Our Lives

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“I wish you would step back from that ledge, my friend.
You could cut ties with all the lies that you’ve been living in.”
–Third Eye Blind, “Jumper”

Miles Last Week: 55
Total Miles: 771.5

I hate to make presumptions, but I’d say that most of us have fallenĀ into the body shame trap. I’ve spent so much time there that I practically have my own wing–but it’s not that great and everyone else hates it because their wings and rooms are much better/more comfortable/fancier/etc.

The 2014 Mile Project is not just about having a healthier body. It’s also about achieving a healthier body image. So, I scoured the Internet (ahem, searched Pinterest), and here are a few bits of wisdom I unearthed.

Un-Interneted? Is that more accurate? I don’t know. Whatever.

 

Let's talk about your tibia. Source

Let’s talk about your tibia.
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Awesome has no number. Source

Awesome has no number.
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Many have tried. Source

Many have tried.
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Look for the positive. Source

Look for the positive.
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But really. Source

But really.
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Adore it. Source

It houses you.
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Wow, I'm skinny, Source

Wow, I’m skinny.
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