Rachel Hollis has inspired mothers everywhere to love their bodies with one simple bikini photo!
(Photo Credit: Instagram)
The mother-of-three captioned the swimsuit pic, "I have stretch marks and I wear a bikini. I have a belly that's permanently flabby from carrying three giant babies and I wear a bikini. My belly button is saggy... (which is something I didn't even know was possible before!!) and I wear a bikini."
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The post has gone viral thanks to the body-positive message and the ways it's challenged conventional beauty standards. "Those marks prove that I was blessed enough to carry my babies and that flabby tummy means I worked hard to lose what weight I could," Hollis added of her figure on Instagram.
"I wear a bikini because the only man who's (sic) opinion matters knows what I went through to look this way. That same man says he's never seen anything sexier than my body, marks and all."
Rachel with her hubby and three sons. (Photo Credit: Instagram)
Hollis shared she never expected the post to get so much attention, but is thrilled to have inspired fellow mothers.
"I love hearing that someone is going to wear a bikini for the first time in 20 years or that this picture changed their perspective," she told 'Cosmo.' "I love hearing from the husbands who say things like, 'I've been telling my wife this for years!' It's amazing!"
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