“Let's talk stats ok? These are pretty wild to me,” she writes in another post. “42% of girls in grade 1-3 want to be thinner. 78 fucking % of 17 year old girls are unhappy with their bodies. “Teenage girls are more afraid of gaining weight then getting cancer, losing their parents or nuclear war." In 2013 the American Medical Association created a policy that really didn't go anywhere, stating that the effects of digitally altering images to impressionable youth were so harmful they cause HEALTH PROBLEMS.
“That's why offering up my #realbody, unedited, unfiltered for you to look at, for trolls to rip apart, is important because we have LITERALLY FORGOTTEN WHAT REAL BODIES LOOK LIKE. To quote WIKIPEDIA "cellulite occurs in 80-90% of women, the prevailing medical condition is that it's 'merely the normal condition of many women.'" NORMAL. It's fucking NORMAL.
“With stats above it drives me so hard so that way my future daughters and sons grow up with more real images of bodies around them than I did. To pray their mental and physical health isn't as affected as mine was.
Kenzie’s hashtag has turned into a social media movement, with bloggers and regular women jumping on board and sharing their stories and photos.