From hating her body to loving every inch of it!

Aug 25, 2020
Written by
Corin Clay
Photographed by
Corin Clay

We had a chat with Corin Clay about how she came to loving her body, what it was like growing up and how her views changed. We all go through these struggles and we are constantly battling with ourselves. It’s so important to learn from others as it helps us in our own journey to self love.

I’ve learned to own my stripes and polka dots.

Growing up I would always hate the way I was shaped. My hips were wide and thighs were jiggly. The other girls in my grade were mostly thin and everyone always obsessed over being thin. In gym class they would grab their small thighs and complain about how “big” they were and I would just awkwardly smile and remain quiet because I wished my thighs were thin. Afraid to wear a bathing suit because my body was so developed and I had stretch marks all over.

I think every girl has a phase similar to this because commercial beauty teaches us that perfect women have no cellulite or stretch marks.

But now that I’ve grown to realize cellulite is NORMAL.

Stretch marks are NORMAL. Not only are they normal, but they’re beautiful. I love my body and I wouldn’t change a thing about it.

"Women are like snowflakes; no two are alike. It’s a part of what makes me ME. So here they are ✨☺️"

To see more of Corin, say hello on her IG @ohheycori

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