Category Archives: Body Image

Miley takes using your sexuality to a whole new level at VMAs

I felt incredibly embarrassed for Miley Cyrus’ at last nights MTV VMAs. So much so that I don’t even want to go back and look at it again. Her foam fingered antics are forever slapped all over the web, never … Continue reading

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Real size mannequins proves you are normal.

A Swedish department store has had the gall to display a real sized female mannequin, and already the Today show is reporting controversy on the appropriateness of this image. At left we have the “regular” sized mannequin, at left is the supposed … Continue reading

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Feeding Tubes: There not just for anorexics anymore!*

Looking to loose weight before the big day? A feeding tube – of course! Just tell ole’ doc you want the K-E diet trick, and in the tube goes, and off come the pounds. I’ve said since day one that … Continue reading

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Kate and Pippa: The New Thinspiration

Saw this one coming a mile away. Particularly since Kate, The Dutchess of Cambridge, seems to be shrinking by the day (let’s hope its stress).  Turns our the Pro-anas are all over the sisters, glomming on to them as their … Continue reading

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Casey Anthony’s Incest “Excuse”

Just watched the video of Casey Anthony’s response to her Not Guilty verdict. Then I jumped over to FB and Twitter trends to see if my opinion was in the majority — that’s definitely a no. From what I have … Continue reading

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I love this girl.

Andre’a sent me this video and asked me to post it. After watching it, it is my pleasure to post it. I post this with a message of hope and prayer to all of you reading my blog. I wish … Continue reading

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Katy Perry, Firework: What does this vid do for you?

I caught this video on whim, and loved it! Katy Perry has been iffy to me in terms of appropriateness (cupcakes as boobs…..really?) But the theme for Firework is so inspiring; 4 young adults with different issues/insecurities that are holding … Continue reading

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Let’s remove your freckles honey, you would be so much cuter!

Meet Sophie Watson. Quite a lovely, 14 year old girl isn’t she? (She would be lovelier without those freckles though, don’t ya think? But at least her tattooed eyeliner, eyebrows and lip liner makes her otherwise shallow features stand out). … Continue reading

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Sign This Petition So Our Kids Don’t Have To Eat Total Crap In School

It takes two seconds, please, please, please! Check out the video — I STAR IN IT!! (well, kinda). I am in it for about 1 second in the beginning, but then I am the very last person shown…I discovered … Continue reading

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REAL Magazine — gotta get it

I’ve been reading REAL magazine since they started publishing, and I’ve got to say these girls have something totally unique (and there artwork rules!) The About Us Page describes REAL as; REAL is a heart beat, a love letter, a … Continue reading

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Gemma Ward Quits Modeling, called "Roll Model"

Top Fashion Model Gemma Ward has had it — she has called it quits after years of harrassment about her weight Perhaps the final straw was being called a “Roll Model” by the Sunday Telegraph, read more here (first person to find the … Continue reading

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Stupid Girls – which are you?

Love this video. Enjoy your weekend.

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So, your mom is a dieter. Her issue – not yours.

There’s a lot of things I think of but I don’t post because I always try to add an image, add links, etc., etc. etc. Problem is that takes time, which I don’t have a lot of , and I … Continue reading

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mamaV's gone retro and more!

Howdy! A little blog reconstruction going on here so don’t freak. I’ll be working on a new look and feel so you’ll see continual changes, but in the meantime you’ll see my old header and navigation. OPEN FORUM! In the … Continue reading

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Quick Links to hot stories!

Hi Gang! Here’s a few links to a few of the discussions I have been leading at WeAreTheRealDeal (don’t worry, I won’t neglect mamaVISION forever—I just need a solid hiatus to get me back on fire!) I miss you all! … Continue reading

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You have never seen anything like this in a fashion magazine!

Holy crap —its real live cellulite in lights! Crystal Renn is an extremely successful plus size model, who has been featured in every fashion rag out there, but the May 2009 of Harper’s Bazaar marked her first editorial in an … Continue reading

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Just Buying Milk

This guest post is from TwistedSister, a 23 year old woman from the UK. In this post, she relays her perspective of an incident that occurred when she was 13 years old, struggling with mental illness and anorexia. —- Being … Continue reading

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Snapshot: What do you think?

The woman in this picture is causing a quite a stir. Why do you think that is? Where do you think this image appeared? Hold on to your undies girls — her image appeared in the September issue of Glamour … Continue reading

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Hey Barbies –shut your yapper!

Hi Girls: I would like your point of view on a post on my other blog, WeAreTheRealDeal which is a collective blog by Body Image Activists. Please view it here: Barbie's Shut Your Yapper Feel free to comment there and … Continue reading

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