Tag Archives: eating disorder

Demi Moore replaced by Sarah Jessica Parker replaced by…..

Gotta say I get sick of writing about this crap. But its never ending. Ok so Demi collapses. Big surprise seeing that she is a skeleton (not attractive). I can’t help but feel so sad for her. She just looks … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse: Add bulimia to her long, sad list of vices.

Its late. But I couldn’t go to bed without writing about Amy Winehouse. I always found her to be so interesting to watch, she just had that kind of face. Her features so bold, eyes exaggerated with jet black liner, pale skin … Continue reading

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I am not a label. Are you?

Thanks to Amanda and Elizabeth for this thought provoking image from their FB page. If you were to build a collage such as this for yourself, what would you put in it? As I looked at this, I noticed the … Continue reading

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Holiday Headaches

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Perez Hilton’s Pro-Ana shirt replaced with a totally cheesy, fake, lame version.

This Jezebel story about Perez Hilton typical of a blogger with no integrity what-so-ever…or so I thought. Perez was found to be  promoting pro-ana merchandise on his site. But after being called out on it, the shirt didn’t disappear, it … 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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Why we are so demented?

Maybe it's because we can't even walk through Target without being bombarded with ridiculous fat fear and skinny love as seen on this hilarious garden plaque…. What kind of person places this in her garden for all to see?What kind … Continue reading

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Worth

Other posts on this topic:   Shelly Speaks, two years after THIN.   Shelly from THIN documentary, 5 years later    Polly Rests (story of her suicide) More from one who knows   Worth   —– Shelly from the HBO Documentary THIN … Continue reading

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ProAna Perspective

This video response was posted to me from YouTube regarding the Internet Suicide post. I feel this individual articulates a point of view that is worth sharing because she speaks as an outsider coming into a pro ana community, and … 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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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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Thanks for nothin'

Thanksgiving is a living hell. Food. Everywhere, all day long. Endless talk of food, thoughts of food, an eating disordered nightmare. Thanksgiving is about family and togetherness…but the food takes center stage. When I was in the height of my eating disorder wanted … Continue reading

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A Fat Rant

This woman really needs no introduction. I think we can all listen and learn. -mamaV

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Purging Disorder…nothing new.

An Iowa researcher is studying a little-known eating disorder that some doctors may miss: purging disorder. Though similar to women with bulimia, patients who fit this description don’t binge-eat. Yet they feel compelled to purge, usually by vomiting, even after … Continue reading

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NY Fashion World makes lame recommendations.

The pressure is on the Fashion world as they prepare for New York Fashion week, starting February 2, 2007. So the organizers of New York’s fashion shows put their heads together and issued guidelines to tackle the problem of too-skinny … Continue reading

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Skinny style

This week LATimes asks the question “Is Skinny Going Out Of Style? ” The ultra-thin model issue remains at the forefront thanks to designer Diane von Furstenberg’s letter to the Council of Fashion Designers of America urging them to take … Continue reading

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