Monthly Archives: April 2007

Prayers of hope needed for Gillian

I heard from Gil today, she was able to type me this message on her mobile: Hi, its gil. stil in icu been sedated on life support since last wrote dr wantd 2give my body a rest. My vitals r … Continue reading

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Time for Janice Dickinson to hang it up.

Self-proclaimed first supermodel, Janice Dickinson, doesn’t pull any punches which I certainly respect her for. But this time she is completely over the top with her commentary about anorexics. “I’m dying to find kids who are too thin. I’ve got … Continue reading

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A trip down avatar lane.

I thought we’d take a trip down avatar lane to catch a glimpse of the latest and greatest pro-ana creativity on the scene. For those of you who don’t know what an “avatar” is, its the small image online users … Continue reading

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Gil on my mind

No word from Gil since April 16, when she wrote me this email: Hi heather, sorry i havent replied but i am in a medical ward jus now because my vitals arent good got fluids up and glucose. My bp … Continue reading

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A girl named Gil.

There’s a girl name Gil, who is on the brink of death at this very moment. Her blood pressure down to 70/30 as she waits for the next heart attack to hit.   She needs you to listen.     … Continue reading

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Compassion for Eating Disorders Please

The ignorance, and lack of compassion for ED suffers never ceases to amaze me. Smart Ass Extraordinaire Perez Hilton took the time to post this image of Olivia Newton John’s daughter, as she suffers from anorexia, with “MOO” scrawled on … Continue reading

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Chew & Spit Diet

The chew & spit routine may be old hat to pro-anorexics, but it is likely new to you. How do you enjoy the taste of the foods you love, without gaining weight? You got it, chew, spit, repeat. I wish … Continue reading

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A Girl Like Me

The perspective of young, African-American girls honestly expressed in the video below called A Girl Like Me. As a blond haired, blue eyed, white skinned woman, I find it sad they don’t realize how much their beauty is admired. The … Continue reading

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What are your kids doing on YouTube?

It’s been a while since I checked out the ole’ YouTube Thinspo videos….so I went for a troll this morning. Consider the time and energy young women spend to create these videos, creatively adding music, screen fades, and proanorexia text. … Continue reading

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Body Dismorphic Disorder

I need to post a follow up to Beauty Freaks, after a compassionate reader informed me of the mental illness called Body Dismorphic Disorder or BDD. Beauty Freak post included a few individuals which likely suffer from BDD, and I am … Continue reading

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