Dear Little One, As I write this, I’m sitting in the makeup aisle of our local Target store. A friend texted me and told me it felt like one of the most oppressive places in the world.
Who thinks ‘beautiful’ when they hear the word ‘wheat’? Combine a fairness fetish with body image ideals and you’ve got a generation of women up against their own genetics.
If you roll a lung from a human body out flat, its surface area would be equal to the size of a tennis court. More chit chat facts about the human body!
I resisted going to parties, felt uncomfortable in my skin, and only wore loose sweatshirts—every single day.
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