Earlier this year, when I saw a picture of Crystal at her “plus size weight” I was amazed at how beautiful she was in a way you rarely see celebrated in the media. I consider myself a fan. I loved her book, Hungry. It had so many relate-able moments for me. I’ve written about her… Continue reading Crystal Renn, You Are Perfect Just the Way You Are
Confidence: It’s not about how you look. It’s about how you feel about how you look. I have been thinner than I am right now one time before in my adult life. But I was never happy with my body. My state of mind was all screwed up. I was so obsessed with being thinner… Continue reading 193
Where have all the curves gone? It seems like everywhere I look these days in the media and advertising world, I see one particular type of female body portrayed. This body type is what I would call the thin teenager type. In all reality, even most teenagers aren’t this thin without some seriously restrictive eating. … Continue reading Grown Women Have Curves
When what you see in the mirror doesn’t match what the numbers say, get a second opinion.
I really do not like the bony look. I almost wrote “I really do not get the bony look” but I think I do get it. The fatter we get as a society the more we worship thinness. Our imagery features thinner and thinner women, as our reality features bigger and bigger ones. If we… Continue reading Stick Thin is In
I participate on the forums of a few different weight loss sites. I also follow several blogs about eating disorders or written by people with eating disorders. The similarities between people who is “diet” and people who suffers from an ED are many. Just for the record, I am morally opposed to diets in every… Continue reading Disordered Eating and Dieting – A Thin Line