Monthly Archives: December 2007

A grisly year in pictures

As 2007 comes to a close, I thought we would like to revisit this year in dreaded pictures. These are great, bad examples girls. Hold them up as what you are determined not to be. Supermodel weighing in at under … Continue reading

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Father beware

I contributed to an article for the Seattle Post Intelligencer, and I’d like your perspective on the topic.   Did your father contribute to or help you with your eating disorder? It seems to me fathers, and men in general, are more … Continue reading

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Life is what you make it.

Misery. We wallow in it, we promote it, we continue behaviors to fuel it, all while telling others we are trying. Are we trying? Or have you given up at the moment? If you are at the depths of your … Continue reading

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Twisted Sister

  It’s time to bring on board someone who is living an eating disorder now and can relate to your needs now. Please welcome the first mamaVISION contributor, twistedSISTER. She is opting to remain incognito, as I did for the first … Continue reading

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I won the lottery.

A time bomb was ticking. It was time to face the facts. Neck problems have plagued me the past decade. Physical therapy, trigger point injections, herbal medicine, yoga….you name it, I’ve tried it. Back in 2006, my mom convinced me to have … Continue reading

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Truth or Dare

Commenter Anne dared me to post about this story so I couldn’t resist. Although I am not sure why this required such a dare, because this story is old news NEWS FLASH: Stop blaming models, stars, media – blame your … Continue reading

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Fashion Model Reality Check

I dug my Vogue magazines out of the basement, dated August 1987. You’ll never guess what I found…..  

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Cellulite Patrol strikes again

I am a bit behind the news these days due to job constraints, but I figured you would all like a chance to comment on the latest celebrity reaction to the dreaded, EVIL CELLULITE SAGA. Former beauty, turned lard ass … Continue reading

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Size 0 in a bottle

   Size 0 is now available in pill form! Just pop one, I mean four, of these little beauties a day and you too can look like a zombie runway model.    This simply fabulous breakthrough secret is contained in a dainty little black box, … Continue reading

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Open Forum is back…and more

Open Forum  The open forum has always been a favorite. In recent months I switched to google groups, but it just wasn’t flying. SO, the forum is back! Click on the top navigation of the site to chat away! Critic … Continue reading

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