Category: Body Image

What It Really Takes To Look Like Victoria Beckham

According to Posh herself, it takes working out seven days a week. Kudos to her for being honest about how far she goes to get it. So many… read 

Body Image News: Even Ancient Women Were Obsessed with Their Weight

Get this: There’s a scene in an ancient Roman comedic play called Eunuchus in which the main character talks about a woman he’s in love with not fitting… read 

Where Do You Feel Best About Your Body?

Every time my sister comes to New York City from where we grew up in Southern California, she says she suddenly starts feeling so…pretty! Being around such a… read 

Why Your Weight Doesn't Matter

You’ve heard it before: Weight is just a number. That sounds good and all, but it’s a leetle hard to believe when you’re in having a “fat day”… read 

What's the Worst Thing You've Ever Said To Your Body?

In case you hadn’t heard, it’s tri-delt’s famous Fat Talk Free Week. (Shouldn’t there be a hyphen or two in there somewhere? There should. Between the Fat and… read 

3 Steps to Turning This "Fat Day" Into a Happy Day

Sometimes it doesn’t help just knowing that “fat days” are all in your head. As a recovered binge eater and long-time health editor at Glamour magazine, I of… read 

Do Skinny Models and Celebs Cause Eating Disorders?

They didn’t cause mine, that’s for damn sure. I was sneaking cookies and wondering if I was fat before I even knew what a model was. A lot… read 

The TRUTH About Super-Skinny Models in Magazines

You’ve probably heard by now of the huge, positive hub-bub created by a picture of a gorgeous size 12-14 model in Glamour‘s September issue. Editor in chief Cindi… read 

Proof That "Fat Days" Are Sooo All In Your Head

There was an incredibly interesting “feeling fat” study presented at the Eating Disorders Research Society meeting I went to last week. The researchers at York University showed 100… read