I’ve been all different shapes and sizes over these last 30 years.
I was a chubby child.
I was an overweight teenager.
I was an underweight Crohn’s patient.
I am now a curvy woman.
When you have a chronic illness, it’s very easy to hate your body. You feel as though it has let you down, and you feel angry that it’s stopping you from doing what you want to do. But when you’ve always hated your body, even before your illness flared up, it can be a real challenge to learn to accept it.