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Miss Lori wants to feel pretty for the OSCARS®

February 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Self Esteem

“I FEEL PRETTY…” I love that song from West Side Story. It speaks to an inner desire that every girl has, to feel pretty. Not to the World, but to themselves, because that’s what really counts. Ever since the birth of my third child 7 years ago, feeling pretty has been harder and harder. Though […]

Letter to my daughter: Mom has an eating disorder

February 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Binge Eating, Food Revolution

Courageous & Brave. These are the two words I use to describe the post you are about to read. Love2EatInPA, a recovered binger who shared her story anonymously here on her blog at Confessions of a Complusive Eater. She and I discussed this topic quite a bit behind the scenes in the past few weeks, […]

My Body Gallery: Do you see your self for real?

February 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Dysmorphia

Recently Victoria Beckham was quoted as saying that she and Jennifer Lopez wore the same size. It’s called Body Dysmorphia and according to MyBodyGallery almost all women have some level of body dysmorphia. A recent study found that; 95% of women overestimate the size of their hips by 16% and their waists by 25%, yet […]

The Secret Life of a Binger

February 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Binge Eating

This guest post is from Love2EatinPA, an anomomous blogger who shares her secrets at Confessions of a Complusive Eater, with the tagline “you are only as sick as your secrets. We have not dug into binge eating on WATRD, so I hope this post will open the door for conversation. – mamaV — We are […]

Stepping Outside Our Comfort Zones

February 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Eating Disorders

This coming Saturday, my husband and I will be heading to Korea to visit my brother who is teaching English over there for a year.

Reebok Better-Ass Shoes: Are we this stupid?

February 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

I stumbled upon an article about Reebok’s Easy Tone Shoes on Jezebel. While they immediately whined sexism, the objectification of woman, yada yada yada…I’m shrieking “FOUL!” Time out ladies, WE are 100% at fault for these ads. Actually 110%. Let’s get a grip on reality here – WE drive this market. WE always have, and […]

“… But I Don’t Have Time …”

February 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Fitness

“…I don’t have time.”

This is the #1 excuse people give for why they aren’t living healthier lives.

What’s wrong with MY arms?

February 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

This guest blog post is from Roni   This is a repost of a Question of the Week I wrote on Roni’s Weigh last year with a few edits. There was a recent post on the DIR blog about “Getting Jennifer Aniston’s ‘Sleek Yoga Arms.’” that for some reason outraged me. That’s a strong word […]

“Too Fat to Fly”

February 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Obesity

The Twittersphere and blogosphere have been abuzz with the news about writer/director Kevin Smith being removed from a recent Southwest flight for “being too fat.” Per the L.A. Times piece, “The plus-sized writer-director behind such potty-mouthed comedies as “Clerks,” “Dogma” and 2008’s “Zack & Miri Make a Porno” was kicked off a plane at Oakland […]

Gemma Ward Missing At Fashion Week 2010

February 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

On a bright day last November, an Amazonian beauty with long, strong-looking limbs and silky blonde hair hailed a cab in the East Village. Wearing navy shorts and a faux-leopard-skin coat, she looked like an unusually pretty, healthy NYU student, out for a day of combing through vintage shops. It was an unremarkable moment, except […]

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