HelloGiggles: Lifting weights

And now for something kind of different. I started Olympic weightlifting in 2017 and I wrote an essay for HelloGiggles about what I learned from being able to squat my own body weight. “I’m not writing this to argue that skinny women have it hard too. I’m writing this because, for so long, women have focused so much on the way our body looks and the size of our clothes, rather than on what our bodies can do.” Read the essay here


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