We shiver through the winter months dreaming about a day at the beach. But when the weather finally turns sunny and we pull out a bathing suit, our excitement is instantly replaced by a flood of insecurities.

Lesley Miller knows just how that feels. She’s struggled with her weight her whole life—buying her first bikini at 21—and is sharing her powerful message of self-love and acceptance (and a photo where she’s rocking the bikini) on the Facebook page Love What Matters. “I told myself that one day I would finally let myself be seen,” Miller writes. “I would finally do all of the things I dreamed of when I was enough. Thin enough, happy enough, confident enough.”

Check out her full post below: