How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body

How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body

Words have power. This is something Jojo Oldham knows all too well.

Whether you’re a soap star hearing lewd comments made by a politician 10 years ago or the average woman getting catcalled on her way home from work, what other people have to say about your body leave a lasting impression.

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How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body

Over Oldham’s 31 years of existence, she’s received countless comments about her body — both good and bad. After years of letting these words affect how she sees herself, however, Oldham was finally ready to release them and embrace herself.

How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body

She took all the comments she’s heard about her body over the years and painted them on a dress. Posing for pictures, with a smile on her face, she took the power those words had over her and refused to let them dictate her self-worth any longer.

How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body
How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body
How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body
How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body
How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body
How A DIY Dress Helped One Woman Reclaim The Power Words Had On Her Body

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