Aging Gracefully?

I went for a run as the sun rose this morning because I’ve really messed up my sleep cycle this summer by staying up late, and the reset to an earlier bedtime is not going great.

On my run, I was thinking a lot about this cultural idea that women lose value as they age, and men gain value; men become more handsome, and women become invisible. 
THAT IDEA IS SO BEYOND INCORRECT. 
Working with women from all ages AND stages of life on a daily basis, I can tell you that the female body only becomes more beautiful with age. In high school I used to obsessively research anti-aging eye cream. IN HIGH SCHOOL. The fact that our culture teaches us that beautiful is the only thing of value that we can be as women or that beauty is this one specific thing and nothing else…
How could a body not become more beautiful with age? Think of all the beautiful experiences and love that body builds up over time!! I have a lifetime of getting stronger and experiencing more of life ahead of me, and THAT IS AWESOME. 
Show your body some love today. Let your inner beauty shine through your physical form (and as always, let those societal standards go).

-EPB

went for a run as the sun rose this morning because I've really screwed my sleep cycle this summer by staying up late & the reset to an earlier bedtime is not going great ???????? On my run, I was thinking a lot about this cultural idea that women lose value as they age & men gain value; men become more handsome & women become invisible. THAT IDEA IS SUCH CRAP. Working with women from all ages & stages of life on a daily basis, I can tell you that the female body only becomes more beautiful with age. In high school I used to obsessively research anti-aging eye cream. IN HIGH SCHOOL. The fact that our culture teaches us that beautiful is the only thing of value that we can be as women or that beauty is this one specific thing & nothing else… How could a body not become more beautiful with age? Think of all the beautiful experiences & love that body builds up over time!! Heck, I have a lifetime of getting stronger & experiencing more of life ahead of me & THAT IS AWESOME. Show your body some love today. Let your inner beauty shine through your physical form (& as always, screw societal standards). #EPBfit

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