Former athlete, Rachel Frederickson, won The Biggest Loser last night after shrinking from 260 pounds to 105 pounds. That means, in a matter of months, Rachel Frederickson took 60% of her body weight off of her 5’4” frame and took home the 250,000 dollar prize for her achievement. It’s certainly extreme. Record-breaking, in fact. Frederickson is […]
These days, the word “fat” comes with a lot of baggage. Studies tell us that fat is continually associated with unflattering words like lazy, ugly, blameworthy, gross, and unpopular. But it wasn’t always that way. If you look at some of the vintage ads, thin was definitely NOT always in. “Enjoy life!” “Put on 5 […]
Thanksgiving is my family’s favorite holiday. Is it one of yours too? There’s something so powerful about a holiday that everyone celebrates in America because it is part of American culture, not religion. But you know what can really ruin a good holiday meal? Fat Talk. Hold the Fat Talk! 10 Tips for a Fat […]
Do you participate in Compliment Shutdown? Lob: “I love your dress!” Shutdown: “Oh, it’s got a hole in the seam and it only cost 12 bucks. It’s really a piece of garbage.” Lob: “Your hair looks great!” Shutdown: “Gosh I haven’t washed it in days. It’s such a mess I don’t know what to do […]
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Dr. Robyn Silverman, body image expert, was on The Tyra show talking about women, body image and life after pregnancy. After pregnancy, many women have trouble accepting the changes in their bodies. Loose skin, stretch marks, and extra weight can make new Moms feel inferior given the definition of beauty put out by media and […]
It turns out that fat is bad, bad, bad!
As the guest body image blogger for today’s curvy women on the catwalk and that
Diet Doping: Getting Thin at any Cost Powerful Words Member School are showing your kids YOUR definition of healthy. Doing fun extracurriculars, being around positive people, talking about the link between your character and your physical health– you should all be applauded for taking these positive steps. Keep it going!