Monthly Archives: December 2006

Model misery

Look at this girl, she has it made. Sun kissed skin, thin, beautiful body, she sure has it all. But there’s a story behind those eyes. This is me at 20. My New York agent sent me to Miami to … Continue reading

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Barbie, barbie.

What’s a mother to do. Here’s my take on our favorite doll.

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Skinny style

This week LATimes asks the question “Is Skinny Going Out Of Style? ” The ultra-thin model issue remains at the forefront thanks to designer Diane von Furstenberg’s letter to the Council of Fashion Designers of America urging them to take … Continue reading

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Hollywood's Finest

There are good role models out there, the latest being Kate Winslet, best known for her role as Rose in Titanic. Kate is fed up with the ultrathin ideals, incessantly promoted in Hollywood. “It’s so disturbing because young girls are … Continue reading

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Pro Ana Sites shout fire

“Like shouting fire,” is how Chris Athas, Vice President of the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders describes Pro Anorexia web sites. “These people with these sites claim that they are representing a lifestyle, but they are representing … Continue reading

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Ana Power

I realize that by posting these videos I may be adding fuel to the Ana fire. However, this is just a very small sampling of what can be found all over the web, so the Ana’s & Mia’s will find … Continue reading

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Thinner

If you had to guess how many images you see in one day that make you feel bad about your body, what would you say? 10, 20, 100? Do you actually seek out these images in magazines, on TV and … Continue reading

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Model Envy

¬†The anorexic images in the media appear to have driven another young girl to starve herself to death. At 22, Carla Sobrado Casalle, was studying for a degree in fashion, when she suffered a heart attack. And then another, that … Continue reading

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Ana & Luisel

We’ve had two young girls drop dead from anorexia in the past few months. These are just the girls who are in the spotlight because were models. Below are pictures of Luisel and Ana. Luisel’s heart stopped. Ana’s kidney’s malfunctioned. … Continue reading

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