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  • Writer's pictureKamla-Kay McKenzie

Body Shaming - Greater Self-Esteem

Recently, I WAS BODY SHAMED on social media & told how unhealthy & disgusting I looked.

Below is the response I commented back to the WOMAN who body shamed me 》

" I can completely respect your opinion to think I look 2 thin. However, did you take the time to realize that the photo could be the angle is which my body was contorted and thus yes it shows more bones than typical. And yes I am a thin girl. Am I anorexic no.

I come from a 6'4" father who he himself has a 32" waist. My dad is always asked if he played basketball. So yes I've been blessed with a thin body with a high metabolism.Unlike the average person these days I eat fairly healthy, I stay away from fast foods and I opt for organics whenever possible. But best believe I love ice-cream and can indulge in whatever foods I choose without it ever causing me to gain weight.Have I ever had the need to diet 1 day in my life? Nope. High metabolism.

Could I possibly gain a few pounds? Sure, why not.But that does NOT mean I am UNHEALTHY. In fact, my doctor has confirmed I am just fine. Yes I'm GENETICALLY thin and yes I'm a model. A model that eats..and eats..and eats.

But also a model that promotes positive self awareness, self esteem and does not condone body shaming. I am also a model that tries to uplift women and should I find concern for them I pull them aside versus publically hurting or shaming them.

I am also a model tied to her faith in Christ that is fully aware that its ok to have an opinion but knows it should be done in love...and in lo