I have decided to (try to) turn over a new leaf when it comes to the way I view and treat my body. And this leaf shall be called "affection and forgiveness."
Instead of looking at my arms and legs and stomach and face and skin as enemies or problems that need to be solved, I will instead view my body as a friend that helps me out a whole lot and depends on me at the same time, and I will try to understand that both of us make mistakes sometimes, but that we're together and in it for the long haul anyway, so we might as well forgive each other and move on. We will treat each other with respect and care and affection, and we will learn to work together, instead of against each other. I am hopeful and excited about this.