Real Story: Is Binge Eating More Shameful Than Anorexia?

  A big thank you to Samantha for sharing her Real Story with us today. We don’t talk about anorexia a whole lot on, but for many… read 

How to Defend Yourself Against Other People's Food and Body Weirdness

We’ve all been there: A friend, sister, coworker, or, heck, even our mom starts talking about their “fat thighs” or their new diet, or how “bad” they’ve been… read 

"I Read Something Really Hurtful Online About 'Fatties'; How Can I Get It Out of My Head?"

Have you ever read something online, or in the opinion pages of a paper, or seen someone on TV saying something that hurt your feelings or pissed you… read 

Why You Can't Compare Yourself to Pictures in Magazines (or Images on TV or the Big Screen)

Beliefs about weight and our bodies come from all kinds of sources, including family, friends, art, fashion, movies, books, and yes, magazines. That’s why it’s so important for… read 

Can You Go One Week Without Bashing Your Body? (Or Anyone Else's?)

    Monday was the start of Fat Talk Free Week—an event created by Delta Delta Delta to help fight bad body image in girls and young women… read 

3 Truths I've Learned About Recovery from Binge Eating

    One of my favorite things is opening up my email inbox in the morning and find notes from readers. It doesn’t matter how busy things… read 

What Steps Did You Take Toward Food Sanity, and In What Order?

    So, imagine you realize you have an eating problem and finally decide to seek help. You go through some intensive therapy—maybe even in-patient—but when it’s over,… read 

A Top (Plus Size) Model's Thoughts on Airbrushing and Body Image

    Whitney Thompson has had big success since being the first-ever plus-size winner of “America’s Next Top Model” during cycle 10. But that doesn’t mean she’s a… read 

How Much Do Looks Matter to You—and Is It Messing Up Your Efforts to Get Sane About Food? reader and contributor Erica is back today with a guest post about finding herself in a bit of a tougher spot than usual with food and her… read 

Your Inner Little Girl Needs to Watch This Video

It’s a book trailer for Good Girls Don’t Get Fat by Dr. Robyn Silverman. Whether the book is right for you or not, this video is sure to… read