No matter your size and shape, swimsuit season can be daunting. The idea of stripping down to underwear-level and exposing bits that may not have seen the sun since last summer can make even the most confident person break out in a cold sweat. But here’s the thing: Life is too short and precious to sit around fearing your figure or what others may think of it.
Sometimes, all we need need is a little bit of motivation to put ourselves out there, especially when swimsuits are involved. So we looked to some of our favorite plus-size bloggers for inspiration and to help prove, without a shadow of a doubt, that every body is a beach body. Click through to hear from 21 bathing babes, and tell us in the comments below how you’re going to take back the beach this summer.