Category Archives: Thinspiration

Zazzle T-Shirt Petition: Better to look good than feel good.

Please sign the petition to remove this lovely shirt from Zazzle telling girls “It’s better to look good than to feel good.”  Yet another example of societies insanity.

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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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Eating Disorders: A social disease?

Not all — but a large population of today’s eating disorders stem from our societies focus on body image and weight. Let’s face it — our society is nuts. We accept the fact that “Plus-Sized” models are now size 8-16. … Continue reading

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Urban Outfitters T-Shirt promotes Pro-Ana Movement

It seems “eating less” is cool these days according to Urban Outfitters. I guess it’s their hip and trendy response to the whole “obesity crisis” but perhaps they should ponder the repercussions of placing this shirt in their stores modeled … Continue reading

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Anorexia, the lifestyle. Yes, I am dead serious

WARNING: I DO NOT DO TRIGGER WARNINGS. For 4 years I have been attempting to educate the public, parents, mental health professionals and anyone else that will listen about pro-anorexia. Pro-anorexia is the belief that “anorexia is a lifestyle.” Google … Continue reading

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Pro Anorexia: History & Web Search Statistics

I am saddened and amazed that no matter what I write about, my web statistics on this blog and my collective body image blog WeAreTheRealDeal.com show that the Number #1 search term is….. PRO ANA And variations of Pro Ana … Continue reading

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Ana-Rexia Costume: Making fun of a deadly mental illness is fun!

Sorry, but the Ana-Rexia Costume you wanted is out of stock! READ MORE HERE….

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Fact or Fiction?

This is an image from a Tokyo Fashion Magazine.   Fact or Fiction? Photoshopped or Real? Does it really even matter either way? The fact is it is in print, and therefore it is real. The image exists, and the … 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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Shut em' down!

Pro anorexia sites are running rampant. We must shut them down quickly and swiftly to save society! Microsoft steps in and shuts down pro anorexia sites, without a court order. YouTube and Facebook are under the microscope too. What genius … Continue reading

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Pro Ana Privacy, part 2

Since Pro Ana Privacy is the most visited post these days, I figured it was time for another go around. Especially since I can really feel the love in the comments. For what it’s worth; I heard a story on … Continue reading

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60 pound Model Dies From Anorexia

Hila weighed 60 pounds. My 7 1/2 year old daughter weighs 50. A fashion model stricken with an all too familiar disease of anorexia. But this time, a friend was at her side. Adi Barkan documented Hila’s struggle, and sent shock waves … Continue reading

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Thinspiration Sucks

Finally, a non-thinspo song.

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The beloved Nichole Richie

Nicole Richie is THE pro-anorexia idol. Her anorexic frame graces more thinspiration pages then I care to count, so I thought I should understand a bit about the person behind the fame. I happened to read a Vanity Fair article about her over … 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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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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This covers it.

Hi Ana and Mia: Here is a Thinspiration video for you. Sometimes tough love is the way to go girls. -mamaVISION

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