Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.: Meet Another Woman Who's Learned to Love Her Body: Dr. Christiane Northrup
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Since day one of this body image series, I've been on a mission. I've been searching for those rare women who love their bodies. Whether they've always felt comfortable in their own skin or they've had to work to achieve comfort doesn't matter to me. What really matters is what, exactly, they're doing, thinking and feeling that allows them to feel the love as their body changes with age, illness, stress and life's other inevitabilities.
The first woman I met who can honestly say she loves her body is fat activist Lesley Kinzel. Kinzel started loving her whole 300-pound self after she stopped dieting at age 18. The second woman, a world-renowned physician and bestselling author, came to body acceptance later in life, when she was 55. Even if you've never read one of her bestsellers, you may have heard of her: Dr. Christiane Northrup.
In case you haven't heard, the multi-talented Northrup is a holistic ob/gyn specialist, writer, speaker and mother who has made it her missi
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