The Last Word

How onsen helped me get over my body issues

I remember hating my body when I was growing up. It’s not that I wanted to be pretty; I just wanted to be “good enough.” If I looked just a little bit like that woman on the cover of the gas-station magazine, I thought I would be happy. Now I've realized it doesn’t work that way....

Sep 21, 2014 | One Comment | 273 views
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Apr 16, 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,269 views
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