Have You Heard of the “I Weigh”movement?

Published On August 10, 2018 | By Carrie Buchanan |

Have you noticed the #iweigh hashtag online? Because it is gaining momentum.

NBC’s “The Good Place” star Jameela Jamil first created the @i_weigh account to encourage others to stop focusing on the number on the scale, and to instead count up other numbers that matter. Other life “measurements”. Like how many kids you have. Best friends. Years of marriage. Years in a successful career.

Then, once you add up all of those numbers, the value is placed on something far more important than your actual body size.

The account now has nearly 100,000 followers, and more and more people have been adding up their “total weight” online.  All kinds of women — moms, athletes and even celebrities — have joined her journey to diminish how often worth is attributed to body weight.

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