Category: Body Image

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 

Ever Coveted a Star's Body? Seeing One Up Close Can Change That

You guys know that I’m not anti-celebrity or anti-media. I love watching America’s Next Top Model, and, heck, I’ve worked for women’s magazines for the last nine years. That… read 

Even if Your Body Doesn't Change Much, You Will Love it More When You Recover

I’m happy to welcome back the anonymous blogger at Confessions of a Compulsive Overeater with a guest post about how her body image has changed over the course… read 

Are You Waiting to Be "Thin" or "Recovered" or "Perfect" to Feel Good About the Way You Look?

Most people in four-season climates seem to dread the beginning of September the same way that everyone dreads Sundays. (Like Sunny! Read why here.) They know they only… read 

Oh Lordy, Lordy, It's Fall. Are You Having Jeans Anxiety Yet? 'Cause I Am

I fully admit to being bad with change. Whatever personality quirks made me easy prey for binge eating disorder have also made me prone to black-and-white thinking, rigidity,… read 

What to Do When Someone You're Dating Makes You Feel Fat

I remember in high school, a boyfriend made a comment once about my hands being “crazy big.” He didn’t call me fatso, or tell me I was ugly,… read 

What's the Worst Thing You've Ever Said About Your Own Body? Admit it, and Quit it!

I have been more body-conscious than usual lately. Not hateful, not loathing, not obsessive, but…conscious. You regular readers know why. As much as it hasn’t become pathological, part… read 

Have You Guys Seen That Fat-Camp Show, HUGE?

Calling it a fat-camp show is actually really unfair. I kinda just did that to get your attention. The fact is, HUGE is one of my favorite new… read 

Not Letting Body Image Spoil Summer Fun

Hey HealthyGirl readers!  My name is Erica, and Sunny has been kind enough to let me guest blog here every so often. I’m 22 years old, but I… read 

How to Exercise For The Right Reasons—and Feel Better About Your Body

Some of you know Trish from her comments here on—she’s been a regular reader almost since the beginning. I first got to know her when she asked… read