VH1 has yet another new offering in the reality weight loss genre. Like its contemporaries, Bridal Bootcamp is a nonstop barrage of sweat, yelling, crying and the ever present, drawn out, and emotional “weigh in” segment. This is where the contestants step on a scale and are judged on their progress by the number that… Continue reading Bridal Bootcamp: Even Worse than The Biggest Loser
My current weight is 189 pounds. Some people reading this probably think I’m still pretty fat. There’s a huge misconception out there that any woman who weighs more than 120 pounds is a big fat fattie. I’m no waif. But I’m not fat either. I’m healthy. Would you consider Marylin Monroe fat? I look thinner… Continue reading Numerical Stereotypes: Is a 189 Pound Woman Fat?
A year and a half ago, I embarked on what some would call my “weight loss journey”. I prefer to say I started taking the steps to change my lifestyle. Both are accurate descriptions. Since then I have learned many things I never knew. I learned what a portion of food looks like. I learned… Continue reading The Food and Diet Industry is Making and Keeping You Fat
For the first time in my life, I find myself beautiful. My appearance has changed dramatically, both my face and my body. But more importantly, my mind has changed. I can accept myself, flaws and all. I don’t need to be perfect to be worthy of love. My outlook has changed on so many levels.… Continue reading 189
That’s right. 1 1/2 years. 18 months. 78 weeks. 95 pounds lighter. Maybe it isn’t as dramatic as starving yourself thin in a few months. But I’m much more proud of my slow and steady loss because I’ve earned it through patience and perseverance. The experience of taking responsibility for myself and my body has… Continue reading I Lost 95 Pounds in 545 Days!
Have you ever noticed that most short girls want to be tall and most tall girls want to be short? Have you noticed that women with small breasts long for enhancement and women with large breasts long for reduction? They try to sell us the idea that each woman can look like ANY woman. We… Continue reading Beautiful Female Body Types (Yes, there is more than one)