Category Archives: health at every size (r)

Blogging on Blogging

“You like me, right now, you like me!” These fairly famous words spoken by Sally Field in 1985 when she accepted her Academy Award were scoffed at by some but resonated with thousands of others across the country who appreciated … Continue reading

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Get the Picture?

Roll (less) Models? In September 2011 I wrote a piece about the increase of eating disorders in men and how the modeling industry’s requirements for male models’ bodies have slimmed down enormously over the years.  One of the results has … Continue reading

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Fits and Starts

Fit Now there’s a helluva word.  Think about it…how could one itty bitty word elicit such a broad spectrum of feelings, images, and associations? Throwing a fit If the shoe fits Misfit The perfect fit Fit for life Fit to … Continue reading

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Weight of the Notion

On May 7th, while still basking in the afterglow of International No Diet Day, The New York Times published a series of opinion pieces called Women, Weight, and Wellness that stirred up a great deal of discussion, debate, and commentary … Continue reading

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Power Tripping

I recently wrote about American’s wait problem and the tendency many people have to put their lives on hold until they achieve what is frequently an unattainable goal of thinness, a magical number on the scale, or a specific jeans … Continue reading

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AMERICANS HAVE A WAIT PROBLEM

Most of us have heard it.  Many of us have said it.  And sadly, the majority of Americans are still doing it.  It is waiting.  Waiting to live our lives until our scale hits the magic number.  Waiting to live … Continue reading

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THE NOT SO WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY

“When you wish upon a star makes no difference who you are…anything your heart desires will come to you.” I grew up watching the Wonderful World of Disney.  It was a Sunday evening ritual in my family, gathering around the … Continue reading

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