If you're anything like us, you are your own worst critic. So anytime you take a photo, you can't help but pick out your flaws. What's up with your hair? When did all of those wrinkles pop up? Does your shirt really hug your body like that?

That quick downward spiral kept Kirsten Bosly from taking photos for years. The mother of two was so ashamed of her body that she avoided getting in pictures with her children. But then she came across a meme reminding her that one day, these photos will be the only things her kids have of her.

Now, she says, she’s done putting down her body that has done “nothing but support her for 41 years.” Check out her inspiring post below, plus a photo of her proudly posing in a bathing suit with her kids:

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