This is so true that on the nights it isn't raining, I sleep to the sound of artificial rain. though it simply can not compare to the real thing. The best thing to fall asleep to is the sound of a raging thunderstorm.
"I think every teenager is a hero. when we are young, we feel so much pain. Going to school is like going to war. People let you down all the time. Sometimes it's very, very hard to stay strong." - the breakfast club
My mom used say this to us all the time when we were little. She would tuck us into bed and we would say, "Mom, I love you to the moon" and she would respond "Well, I love you to the moon and back!" I've been really missing her lately.
It all starts with the appreciation of your body (curvy or not) and THEN you strive to make it even better than it already is. Being curvy is a glorious thing. the media always portrays women as stick figures. Embrace your body!