A fantastic post by my best friend! This is directed mainly to all you brides-to-be out there, but applicable to anyone 🙂
Body image is a subject that is personally very close to my heart. All jokes and snarkiness aside, for as long as I can remember I have been scrutinizing the way that I look, wishing I could lose x amount of pounds before a certain date, wishing for thicker hair, wanting my skin to not be so pale, whatever my “insecurity du jour” was, it would be constantly nagging at the back of my mind – telling me I wasn’t good enough. I call her the Paper Doll Version of Myself.
But trust me, that little Paper Doll version of Yourself can turn into a full-fledged beast when it comes to wedding time, for brides and bridesmaids alike. As grown women, we rarely are putting on full length ball gowns (though I tell ya, my four year old self would be really upset to hear…
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