We love it when women embrace and love their bodies entirely for what it is (#selflove, anyone?). And most recently, women have been appreciating their “hip dips.”
So…heres the thing….I’ve had a lot of issues around my body, and because I’m not large, I’ve always been dismissed, as if my struggles aren’t real because they aren’t the same struggles as others. I used to workout because I wanted to look better. I hated that I had #hipdips or saddlebags as the older generation called them, and that I had cellulite on my rear end. I now absolutely LOVE how strong my body is, even when my stomach isn’t flat and I have a double bum. I LOVE how I actually grew 2 entire human beings and they are turning into little actual people, who will be real adults later. From my vagina. That’s what I did. I LOVE that I’m strong enough to pickup my husband and piggy back him around the house. I LOVE MY HIPDIPS AND MY CELLULITE AND MY FRECKLES AND MY WRINKLES AND SAGGY MOM TUMMY AND MY CROOKED TEETH AND MY “PROBLEM SKIN”. I love everything that I used to hate. Because not a single person in this world, is just like me and I’m fucking awesome. So are you. You are awesome. And beautiful. I love you. I hope you love you too!! #bodyacceptance #selflove #yogalove #yogalife #tattoos #tattooedyogi #strength #happiness #energy #meditation #fityogi #gratitude #goodvibes #goodvibesonly #blessed #yycyoga #practiceandalliscoming #fitnessmodel #jainawear #yogapants #girlswholift #love #yogaleggings #activewear #fitnesswear #fitness #fitlife #inversionjunkie
Hip dips are a natural part of the human body and refer to the indentation between your outer upper thigh and your hip.
There are over 1,700 posts under #hipdips on Instagram where women are sharing photos of their own hip dips. Many have also been opening up about their past insecurities with hip dips and how embracing this part of the body inspired them to accept theirs.
How do you show appreciation for your body? Share your stories in the comments below!
xx, The FabFitFun Team