WOULD YOU SHARE YOUR WEIGHT WITH THE WORLD?

We posted the ‘big ques­tion’ on the In­ter­net and were in­spired by your sto­ries. Say hello to five brave, body-con­fi­dent, young women!

Cosmopolitan (India) - - BODY LOVE - By Me­her Ba­jwa

When curvy blog­ger Brit­tany Gib­bons (she writes the award-win­ning blog brittanyherself.com, check it out!), uploaded a pic­ture of her­self in a bikini, and sub­se­quently a pic­ture of her­self on a weigh­ing scale, the posts went vi­ral! She re­ceived all kinds of feed­back on her weight (97 ki­los), from peo­ple wor­ry­ing if she’s healthy to won­der­ing if she’s ever had trou­ble find­ing a guy (she’s mar­ried btw!) Ex­cited by the bodylove move­ment Brit­tany has started, we were cu­ri­ous to find out how many of you would be will­ing to put your­self out there and make some­thing as per­sonal as your weight, pub­lic. PS: we’re so proud of th­ese girls!

BRIT­TANY GIB­BONS BLOG­GER, BRITTANYHERSELF.COM

I did this to show you what a real per­son looks like at this weight. And what a real per­son looks like in those clothes. To ei­ther con­firm or de­stroy ev­ery­thing you thought you knew about your body.

AK­SHAYA BHAT, 20 DE­SIGN STU­DENT

I’m 5’4” tall, and I think my weight is ac­cept­able. I’ve al­ways wanted a flat tummy and a lit­tle more height, but my weight has never been a ma­jor con­cern for me.

NI­TIKA DUGGAL, 23 TAROT CARD READER

It’s in­ter­est­ing how re­ally skinny girls have ac­tu­ally made me feel more con­fi­dent about my curves. I love ev­ery flaw and ev­ery kilo of ‘ fat’, and that ac­cep­tance makes me happy! Weight is just a num­ber af­ter all.

SONAL GUPTA, 21 FASH­ION STU­DENT

I’m not very tall, so I used to worry about putting on the ex­tra pudge. Lately, my out­look has changed... it’s more about ac­cept­ing who I am, over chang­ing.

APOORVA SINGH, 24 VIS­UAL MER­CHAN­DISER

Af­ter years of crib­bing about my ‘too curvy’ body, I fi­nally de­cided to take charge of how I’d like to look. I don’t ob­sess over count­ing calo­ries, but I do work­out and ex­er­cise por­tion con­trol some­times.

PARINITA SAMANTA, 23 PR PRO­FES­SIONAL

Ev­ery­one’s al­ways told me I’m un­der­weight, some even asked if I was anorexic, but that doesn’t bother me one bit. I eat what I want, and wear what I want. It’s all about be­ing con­fi­dent in the way you look, and be­ing healthy!

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