Monthly Archives: February 2008

More from one who knows

  We are going to keep rolling with Shelly, from the HBO documentary THIN, because I can see you are all relating quite well. This dialogue is good for Shelly and for all of you. I want to highlight the paragraph below … Continue reading

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Shelly Speaks

 UPDATED: See post from Shelly on her recovery 5 years after the documentary. —– Shelly Guillory from the HBO documentary THIN is ready to have her say. Since the death of her friend Polly Williams, she has decided to come out fighting. … Continue reading

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Kids + Money

Lauren Greenfield’s latest film “kids + money”strikes at the cord of the last post HollyHell and an earlier one focused on an $18K pair of jeans. The question for today is are we completely nuts?   Image Source: Lauren Greenfield, … Continue reading

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HOLLYHELL

Feet broken in two. Necks stretched beyond recognition. Lips as big as saucers. All this, in the name of beauty. ODDITORIUM We visited Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Hollywood earlier this week during our family vacation. We went there … Continue reading

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The Making of mamaVISION

  **Excerpt from The Hip Bone Handbook, how to be anorexic. I started blogging back in 2006. What started as a total whim, has grown to be a part of me. The girls of my blog community created the nickname … Continue reading

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Polly Rests

Other posts on this topic: Shelly Speaks, two years after THIN.  Shelly from THIN documentary, 5 years later More from one who knows Worth —- Many of you remember Polly from the HBO documentary THIN by Lauren Greenfield. Image Source … Continue reading

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Who said?

I love Hannah Montana. Not afraid to admit it. My daugther and I saw the Hannah Montana Concert Movie in 3D  on Thursday (with the funky glasses and all), and it was a blast. Not only is this girl a great performer, her message is clear … Continue reading

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Inspired Realists

Sisters Erin and Jean, publishers of REAL magazine call themselves “Inspired Realists.” That sure has a nice ring to it. Download REAL magazine here! The first issue of REAL magazine is wrapped in a fantastic design featuring an funky, elegant, witch, beauty queen. Inside, the creativity … Continue reading

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Win some. Lose some.

  I’ve been working on a little publication for the last 6 months or so. It got nixed.  Various reasons, but bottom line is its not going to happen. This knocked the wind out of my sails more than I … Continue reading

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