A Body Revolution

I was contacted by a brand new blogger, Dominique Silva, asking me to put the call out for her. Dom has created the blog A Body Revolution.

In her words:

I created this blog to help women learn to love themselves. … I hope that one day whether you are a size 2 or a size 22, whether your nose sticks out more than you think it should, whether your knees have scars, whether you believe your skin is too light or too dark, I hope that you will go out into the world with your head held high. Be confident and accept your body.

The Body Revolution is looking a wee bit empty because she is counting on us, dear readers, for her content.

Dom wants you to send her pictures of the parts of your body that you used to hate but have since come to accept, or even love. It can be something small (freckles, hair, fingernails), something big (belly, legs, back), or it can be your entire body. She’d also like a paragraph or two about why you used to hate it and how you came to love it. Please send your pictures and your stories to thebodyrev@gmail.com.

I think this is a smashing idea and I’m jumping right on board. This is the picture and story I have sent in:

I hated my bottom for years. Growing up in a white coastal town – surrounded by thin, blonde, ample breasted surfer girls – it was obviously wrong. It stood, and continues to stand, between me and pants. I wished there was some way I could just cut it off and look like everyone else.

Until I started to like not looking like everyone else.

Now, I like how it curves so arrogantly. The way my bottom sticks out is unashamedly sexy. It’s intimidating. It’s indecent. My arse breaks hearts!

I love my bottom and will never again want it to look like everyone else’s. I love every glorious jiggling centimetre of it.

(Yes, they are stretch marks on my hip. And I love them too.)

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13 Responses to “A Body Revolution”


  1. 2 Simone 2 November, 2009 at 5:06 am

    Big, soft bottoms rule! So do small ones, and flat ones, and muscular ones, and all of the others. But yes. Your booty could break my heart. ^_^

  2. 3 Greg 2 November, 2009 at 3:15 pm

    Your lower body look nice, Frances. And any woman who blessed with anything downstairs is going to have stretch marks somewhere on their lower body. It’s good to see that you love what you have since you have no reason not to.

    And yes, Simone. Big soft bottoms do rule =)

  3. 4 Vanoue 2 November, 2009 at 11:34 pm

    Thank you so much for your comment about my tights on YFF! :-)

    Check out my blog at http://lespitreriesdevanoue.blogspot.com

    xoxo from Paris!

  4. 8 Dana 13 November, 2009 at 9:02 am

    nice bottom! and I’m serious! just love how you are and note if you’re healthy, nothing else matter.

  5. 9 Liam 13 November, 2009 at 6:42 pm

    You are indeed booty delicious.

  6. 11 nursemyra 17 November, 2009 at 9:38 pm

    I love a round bottom. Mine is pretty damn flat but I’ve learnt to ignore that and just concentrate on the curvy parts of my body instead

  7. 12 Moe 29 November, 2009 at 11:42 am

    Your stretch marks make a totally cool pattern. At first glance I thought it was a tattoo. It amazing the things we hate in ourselves. Here’s to not looking like everyone else!

  8. 13 kristin 29 December, 2009 at 2:42 pm

    Ahaha, I agree with Moe, I was gonna comment on the neat pattern, too. :D


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