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Body Acceptance GIFs: What To Watch When You're Feeling Bad About Your Body

04/10/2013 06:25 pm ET | Updated Apr 11, 2013

If you're one of the lucky few -- very few -- women on the planet who never has a bad thought about your body, who always sees it as the strong, miraculous thing it is instead of relentlessly picking it apart, then I applaud you. Seriously. (Also, please email the secrets to your extraordinary self-esteem.)

For the rest of us, though, no matter how much we champion body acceptance, no matter how far we've come with loving our body, there are moments -- I see you PMS -- when crawling out of our skin sounds like it might be nice. For those moments, which I hope are always fleeting, I bring you the following GIFs...

If you ever wake up in the morning feeling like this...

It's time to remember some important things...

First...

Your body is ALWAYS "ready"

YOU define your body. Your body does not define you.

Sometimes you just need to pull a Regina George and remind yourself that you rock...

Because you are your own woman



And sexiness comes from confidence, not jean size

Don't believe me? Ask Demi Lovato...

And Tina...

And Jennifer Lawrence...

And Meryl...



Because you should be enjoying your life.



You want to know what's not enjoyable? Spanx.

You want to know what is? Chocolate.

And, er, Jon Hamm.



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