Browsing All posts tagged under »Dieting«

Adding Boys to Our Conversation: Weight Loss and Body Image

March 28, 2012


Yesterday Hayley wrote about the mother with the eating disorder who got a book deal to write about her daughter’s chubbiness…Last week Andrea wrote about her mother’s pig fridge magnet and how said pig’s location, top of fridge, out of site, or smack dab in the middle of the fridge, affected her mother’s mood. A dieting mother was not a chipper [...]

Miri Joins Weight Watchers, Again: Entry #1

March 13, 2012


My first WW leader, back in the late 1980′s (I was the only high school student there) was named Candy. She had “before” and “after” pictures. “Before” WW she was immense. “After” WW she was deflated with the round face of a person waiting to be filled. I thought she looked pretty before, what did [...]

Thinspiration: Kate Upton & The Hunger Blogs

February 17, 2012


  Kate Upton, the model above, created herself using social media. She was able to package and market herself from the comfort of her home. Teenagers have the tools to advertise. She put up a sign and the property sold. She’s beautiful, she’s young (nineteen), she’s more naked than not… the airbrushed girl above, is a [...]