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I absolutely love competing for many reasons. I love the stage, the glitz & glam. I love the gym, I love the work ethic, the dedication, everything. But I also love how I'm able to show how strong my body is. I put my body through hell and it was so quick to come back and want to do amazing things and show me how much it wanted to live right away. I'm empowered by my body I love my body and I love being able to show that off on stage and I love being able to do that through modeling as well however this shoot was different, while I was able to show all of that I was also able to show a more soft, raw, vulnerable Emily. I was able to show a piece of me that I don't get to show to the world very often. I know that too many I come across as a very strong, resilient, confident girl who is very sure of herself. And while that is all very true, I'm also incredibly sensitive. It is harder for me to show that softer side and threw the shoe I was able to do that and that's what I see when I look at these pictures I see a mix of both of those elements, and a body that has been through hell and is now being celebrated. So before you go ahead and call this pornography, maybe take a step back and think about what these images might really represent.