“We put ourselves under a microscope and I feel like this course is giving me a lens to remove that microscope and take more of a telescopic view. This gives me tools and a language to better respect the body I’ve been given. And I can’t change my genetics and I can’t change my body unless I spend a lot of money on surgery. But I feel like my entire life there has been this underlying message that this (my body) is not good enough. What I’ve been given is a crap shoot and now I realize that is actually not true. “