Month: December 2015

LGBTLifeSelf Worth

Gay Men, Perfect Bodies, and My Terrible Self-Image

My friend Hannah Collins wrote a crazy good article about how body image stole Christmas for her and let me tell you what, I feel like she was reading my diary. Her blog got me thinking about my own struggle with my self-image and the ideal, hot bod that (most every) gay man aspires to. I’ve been doing really well as far as my eating habits go. Well, maybe not really well, but I’ve been doing better than I have been in a long time. Three weeks of cutting out sugar, pushing back on carbs, and picking the salad over the burger has got me feeling a lot better. I’ve started working out again, and I am already down 5 pounds.…