Feeling Sexy When You’re Hurting: Body Image and Chronic Illness

Let’s be honest, feeling sexy in the traditional sense of done-up hair, makeup, and sexy lingerie is most likely a low priority when your body is in pain. If you are anything like me, a shower and shaved legs might be as seductive you get. Is it even possible to feel sexy when you can barely walk, moan in pain, and feel you’ve aged a hundred years? Absolutely. However, it takes some work and reassessing what “sexy” means with a chronic illness. 

To read my very candid thoughts on how to bring your sexy back, check out this article and other work of mine at HealthCentral.

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