Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Why Fit Is the New Thin (And What We Can Do About That)

This post graciously submitted by Virginia Sole-Smith  Trigger warning: In order to write today’s post, I have to use and link to images that are potentially triggering for folks with ED/in recovery/generally struggling with negative body image thought patterns right now. I’m going to be making it crystal clear why I do not endorse these images […]

On the Olympics & Body Diversity

This Guest Post graciously submitted by Virginia Sole-Smith  I know, I know, the Olympics ended Sunday (with that weird Spice Girls reunion/closing ceremony). But I was at the beach last week, so these are some late musings. Every four years there is always a lot of talk about how Olympic athletes aren’t like us regular folk, particularly […]

Dear Teenage Girls, You’re Asking the Wrong Question (But It’s Not Your Fault)

This guest post graciously re-posted from Virginia Sole-Smith‘s blog.  Time Magazine tells me there is a new and disturbing trend du jour: Teen girls posting YouTube videos in order to let the Interwebs decide the 2012 version of that age-old burning question: Hot or not? A quick survey of YouTube does indeed pull up dozens of videos […]

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