Monthly Archives: January 2007

This covers it.

Hi Ana and Mia: Here is a Thinspiration video for you. Sometimes tough love is the way to go girls. -mamaVISION

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If Tyra's a porkchop, what am I?

By now you have all heard about the Tyra Bank’s saga, and heard her response in People magazine “I still feel hot.” I am usually about a week late to post to these type of stories, since I like to … Continue reading

Posted in Body Image | 16 Comments

Pro Ana Pro Ana Pro Ana Pro Ana Pro Ana

I know that many Pro Ana’s are finding my site, so I thought I would write a post direct to you. How do I know? My blog stats tell me so. Day after day, I look at the terms individuals … Continue reading

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True Colors

See a revealing perspective on beauty —from the hearts and voices of little girls. Do you recognize yourself in this video? Get out the kleenex for this one. True Colors video by Dove True Colors video by Dove

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"Be Ugly" Campaign…not quite cutting it.

Not sure where I stand on this one, but I am leaning towards –ahhh, no.  ABC’s dreamed up a new campaign “Be Ugly, Be You,” a spin off of the popular show Ugly Betty staring America Ferrera. Ferrera plays a made up … Continue reading

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Ignorance is bliss to SuperModel Gisele

SuperModel Gisele Bundchen let her ignorance shine earlier this week when she posed as a spokesperson for anorexia. Weak families apparently are causing girls to become anorexic, spouted this Victoria’s Secret genius “I never suffered from this problem (anorexia) because … Continue reading

Posted in Eating Disorders, Fashion Freaks | 8 Comments

Tales from the Casting Couch

Model’s Apartment, real stories, from one who lived to tell about it Setting: Manhattan, early 90’s Models: Grey, Paula, Angel, Katrina, and me. Agent: Douglas Asch Ages: 17-20 I was considered a lucky one. I was chosen to live with … Continue reading

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Blog Power

I have to say I have been completely blown away by the response to the first two episodes of Model’s Apartment, I concept I just dreamed up last Friday night when I was stuck on an airplane trying to get … Continue reading

Posted in Models Apartment | 18 Comments

The day 60 Minutes called me.

  Model’s Apartment, real stories from one who lived it. Episode #2: The day 60 Minutes called me. Setting: Milwaukee, WI Model: me Age: 17     After about a year in Paris and Milan, I decided to call it … Continue reading

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I accidently posed nude.

Model’s Apartment Real stories, from one who lived to tell about it Title: I accidentally posed nude. Setting: Paris, France late 80’s Models: Jennifer & me Age: 16 I met Jennifer, a Texan teen beauty, upon my arrival to Paris. … Continue reading

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Matt Lauer grills Fashionistas on "too skinny" models

Check out how Matt Lauer grills the Council of Fashion Designers of America during Today Show interview (scroll down and click on launch video lower left). (Sample images from the Fall 2006 fashion shows) As a father of three, he … Continue reading

Posted in Eating Disorders | 23 Comments

NY Fashion World makes lame recommendations.

The pressure is on the Fashion world as they prepare for New York Fashion week, starting February 2, 2007. So the organizers of New York’s fashion shows put their heads together and issued guidelines to tackle the problem of too-skinny … Continue reading

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I lost one of my girls.

Leah was one of my girls. There are several of you that email me and post to my blog, sharing your intimate feelings about your eating disorders. You all are the reason I am totally driven to do this. Since … Continue reading

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Leah's light

Leah was a regular reader of my blog. She posted an inpirational message just days ago, a message full of hope and determination that she was on the upside of her eating disorder. Leah died January 8, 2007 at 1:15am. … Continue reading

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Bye, bye Ana & Mia

I want to share with you some of the inspiring messages I have received on my blog relating to the Ana & Mia craze on the web. For those of you new to my blog Ana is code for Pro-anorexia … Continue reading

Posted in Pro Anorexia | 13 Comments

Pro Ana Nation

The pro-anorexic community has been bashed, threatened and shut down across the web. Shutting down these sites, is like stuffing our problems in the closet. It is certainly true that some pro-ana sites “shout fire,” as accused by NEDA a … Continue reading

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THIN women

Other posts on this topic: Shelly Speaks, two years after THIN. Shelly from THIN documentary, 5 years later More from one who knows Worth     —– “Having a feeding tube is a status symbol, it shows you are a … Continue reading

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New year. New Attitude.

I want to thank all of the gracious women who have read my blog and commented from their heart. This blog has truly become a part of me, and its because of all the positive feedback, that I plan kick … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts | 6 Comments