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Fitness blogger Ashlie Molstad, who runs Foodie Girl Fitness, is using her platform to spread an important message about body positivity. She recently posted side-by-side pictures of herself - one from an angle she deemed "flattering," (standing up with her arms above her head) and one sitting down, which she thought wasn't so flattering. "Same girl. Different angles," she wrote.

Molstad wanted to make sure her readers not only saw the "posed, put together, professional sides" of her, but also the "not so flattering sides." She hopes this will remind women that despite constantly being fed "ideas of perfection," everyone has flaws and deserves to love themselves exactly as they are.

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Same girl. Different angles. . If I'm going to show you the posed, put together, professional sides of me, I'm gonna...

Posted by Foodie Girl Fitness on Friday, November 11, 2016

Her post reads:

Same girl. Different angles.
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If I'm going to show you the posed, put together, professional sides of me, I'm gonna make damn sure you see the not so flattering sides too. Because, contrary to what society has taught us to think, our worth isn't measured by how many belly rolls we have, or how many dimples on our booty, or how much jiggle hangs out on our arms.
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Loving ourselves exactly as we are is hard. Because we've been told for years that we're not good enough until we {insert any of the thousands of ideas of perfection that has been fed to us over the years}. But I call BS. I say that the real magic happens when we embrace who we are, at every angle and size.
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This doesn't mean I don't also struggle with embracing this body I was given, but it does mean that I understand working on loving me is the most important job I will ever have.
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Our bodies aren't broken. The message society is trying to tell us {by airbrushing everything, erasing dimples and rolls and fluff} is.
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So even though its really hard, lets remember we are worthy and beautiful and special and ALIVE. Go on and love yourself today, because THAT shit is whats inspiring.
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#StopFixingBodies #StartFixingTheWorld

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