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Fitness Blogger Posts Photo With Belly Rolls to Prove Point

Perfection is a myth, merely a fabrication, according to a fitness blogger who knows all about body type.

Ashlie Molstad, who has 63,000 Facebook followers, often posts about nutrition, working out and healthy living. She often shows off images of her fit body, too.

On November 11, she shared a photo of herself looking svelte, as usual, next to a photo of her with belly rolls while wearing the same outfit. The photos have everyone talking.

No, she didn't gain any weight. All she did was change the angle of the image.

"Same girl. Different angles," she began her post. "If I'm going to show you the posed, put together, professional sides of me, I'm gonna make damn sure you see the not so flattering sides too. Because, contrary to what society has taught us to think, our worth isn't measured by how many belly rolls we have, or how many dimples on our booty, or how much jiggle hangs out on our arms."

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She continued, "Loving ourselves exactly as we are is hard. Because we've been told for years that we're not good enough until we {insert any of the thousands of ideas of perfection that has been fed to us over the years}. But I call BS. I say that the real magic happens when we embrace who we are, at every angle and size."

Ashlie spoke to Us Weekly about the post, saying she was "scared" to do it.

"I know it was a message that people needed to hear," she said. "When I share my struggles publicly, it helps me realize I am not alone, it helps other people realize that they are not alone, and because there is strength in numbers, it helps us all heal a little bit, together."

In her meaningful post, Ashlie said she struggles with her body just like everyone else, but she understands "working on loving me is the most important job I will ever have."

Over 146,000 people have liked the post so far and it's been shared nearly 50,000 times on the social networking site. People showered Ashlie with praise for her honest post.

"This is exactly what young girls need to see! And even at 25 I needed this reality check! Thank you so much for being brave and posting this!," one person wrote. "I have a similar body and beat myself up all the time but I look at both pictures of you and see absolutely nothing but a beautiful healthy girl! We are our own worst critics!!"

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