Monthly Archives: December 2008

New Year, New You!

How will you better yourself this year? I hate to admit it but my resolution is the same as last year. I just didn't master the task. I am chronically late. Not majorly, five, ten minutes…but that is enough to … Continue reading

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Don't Believe The Hype

Today I perused my local Barnes & Noble to check out how insane this years diet frenzy has become, " What I found was mind-boggling, well beyond what I expected…. The moment I stepped into the store, I had this … Continue reading

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Jennifer Aniston loses her class.

As Hollywood stars go, Jen Aniston seemed to be halfway cool. In interviews she has a nice personality, she is humorous, and up until this point she had class. Then I see this GQ cover and it leaves me asking … Continue reading

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NEDA Thanks You!

We raised $120 for NEDA this year, and this total will be matched by an anonymous NEDA donor for a total of $240! If you did not get a chance to donate, and you would still like to, feel free … Continue reading

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Fight The Good Fight…and get free stuff!!

Thank you to everyone who has donated to Fight The Good Fight thus far! I was initially afraid to ask for donations, thinking no one would do it because of economic conditions and every charity hurting for money these days, … Continue reading

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Shop 'Til You Drop

Looking for ways to spend that holiday cashola$$? Well, you could donate to Fight The Good Fight….or screw that, how about some good-ole fashion selfishness.It's been a looonnnggg year, we deserve it! This sassy "I'm Foxy and Crafty" apron may … Continue reading

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Fight The Good Fight – part 2

More people die each year from an eating disorder than any other mental illness. Most of us here are either suffering ourselves or know a loved one in need of treatment. Please join FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT!We are trying to … Continue reading

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Holiday Tips for Eating Disorder Sufferers

Here are a few holiday tips from NEDA to help you manage all the social gatherings filled with food and pressure. Enjoy your time with friends and family. Love, mamaV

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Christmas without an eating disorder

Last year, I posted a video "Thanksgiving without an eating disorder," showing my daughter and I making a pie. This one is a little more nutty- I had my kids and some friends over, and we decided to make cookies. "We … Continue reading

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Adorable Playboy Stationary for our little girls!

This one is so totally over the top I am practically hyperventilating. Thanks to Sharon for sending me this information, you have got to look at this web site selling Disney, Paddington Bear, and frickin’ Playboy merchandise for girls. I … Continue reading

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Fight the good fight!

I was going to send in a donation to the National Eating Disorders Association, but then I thought it would be cool to send in a group donation. Especially since the funds will be matched, dollar for dollar by a … Continue reading

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I gotta get me one of these for my pickup!

Smile of the day.   Compliments of Feministing -mV

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Oprah Part 2: Who am I kidding?

  I've been pondering the discussion about Oprah outing herself on her weight gain. My intial reaction, was similar to the rest of you; Why does Oprah feel she needs to beat herself up in front of the world? Does … Continue reading

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Fat Bitch

“Our all-or-nothing nation is built on foundations of fantasy. Our imagination is harnessed to America’s adolescent fantasy – how much prettier, thinner, richer, and more successful we will be one day,” states Courtney Martin in Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters (page … Continue reading

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What's up with Oprah?

What do you think about Oprah outing herself on gaining 40 pounds? My immediate reaction was- why is she announcing this to the world? Continue reading

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Gift Idea: "Sassy" Heels For Your Infant!

Essential items for fashion-conscious parents — high-heel shoes for their BABIES. The tiny designer footwear comes in a choice of garish colours, from bright pink to leopardskin. The shoes, made by US firm Heelarious, are being snapped up faster than … Continue reading

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Too Fat To Bartend

Virginia was a bartender for a popular nightspot Foxtail in LA, but says her employer asked her to lose five pounds she had gained and reassigned her to the kitchen. So she sued the bastards and won. “My management sat … Continue reading

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Jessica Alba Is Not Quite Perfect Enough

Alba is the latest photoshop victim, airbrushed into some sort of cartoonish SuperHero version of herself.   A little nip and tuck at the waist, and slim down those chunky thighs please. Those collarbones need to really pop, we want to see … Continue reading

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Truth Hurts

Watching Caroline Rothstein got me rattled. Time for a mind dump; Women have hated their bodies since the beginning of time. Fat is fear. Fat is grotesque. Most would choose death over fat.   Hate the fat people, they are contagious. We … Continue reading

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Beauty Parades

A question was posed by a poster pageantL "What do you think about beauty pageants?" Hmm…that's actually a tough one, because I have mixed feelings; Free Choice: Women choose to participate in beauty contests, just like I chose to participate … Continue reading

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