Posts tagged "dieting"

This Thanksgiving, Eat Whatever You Goddamn Want

Each year, as the holidays approach, Black Friday inches closer to the Wednesday before the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and we are inundated with advice on how to diet the day

Lauren Duca | November 25, 2015 - 10:30 am

Make It Stop: “My Boyfriend Keeps Sabotaging My Diet!”

I’m trying to lose weight, but my boyfriend, who I’ll call Joey, keeps sabotaging me. Like, if I want a side salad, he’ll talk me…

Anna Goldfarb | February 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Was Extreme Dieting A Factor In Peaches Geldof’s Death?

Police investigating the sudden death yesterday of British “It Girl” Peaches Geldof, 25, at her home in Kent found no evidence of hard drugs or a suicide note. Peaches, a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 8, 2014 - 10:30 am

Mom-To-Be, Loni Jane Anthony, Brags About Eating 10 Bananas A Day, Thinks You Should Do The Same

Instagram-famous photographer and mom-to-be Loni Jane Anthony decided to share her diet secrets with the world in a feature that ran today on an Australian news site. The 25-year-old makes the claim that…

Ami Angelowicz | November 12, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Rude Lady Ruins Halloween By Telling Fargo Trick-Or-Treaters They’re Fat

Rudeness, not fun-size Skittles, is how one Fargo, North Dakota, lady is celebrating this Halloween.

Yesterday an anonymous woman announced during a radio show call-in her intention to withhold…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Let’s Talk About “Feminist Weddings”

Getting married is a series of capitulations. I got married three weeks ago (and I swear to God I will write about other topics soon, really), so I know this…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The Wolf In The Cereal Bowl: How Special K And Other Companies Co-Opt Body Acceptance To Sell Body Shame

It wasn’t long ago that Special K was selling us on the idea that we could “drop a jean size in two weeks” by replacing meals with cereal, shakes and…

Claire Mysko | September 4, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: The Wedding Dress Body Project

Andrea is taking a much needed week off from her Hitched column this week, after spending the last few days reporting live from the Texas State Legislature as they attempted

Andrea Grimes | June 26, 2013 - 12:00 pm

“Diet Mom” Dara-Lynn Weiss Attempts To Justify Putting Her Dieting Daughter In The Pages Of Vogue

“I understand the desire to make a child feel beautiful at any weight. I truly advocate for size acceptance. The culture of body image upsets me and has tortured me…

Julie Gerstein | January 16, 2013 - 3:40 pm

8 Dumbest Extreme Weight Loss Methods

Losing weight isn’t easy. I mean, it’s easy to SAY you’ll “eat less and exercise” but what do you eat? Which exercises do you do? Are there any shortcuts? If…

TruTV | June 24, 2012 - 9:30 am

Learning The Hard Way: Woman Dies After Attempting To Live On “Sunlight Diet”

A Swiss newspaper reports a 50-something woman starved to death in January 2012 after forgoing food and water for a “sunlight diet.” But “breathearianism,” as the practice is called, isn’t…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2012 - 12:20 pm

8 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go On A Diet

It’s spring! The trees are blossoming! All six of them! Or maybe that’s just on my block. The several tufts of grass are violently green. I suddenly want to buy…

Kate Fridkis | April 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Adriana Lima Reveals Her Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Diet/Starvation Plan

Wow. Adriana Lima has revealed how she preps for the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and it sounds … sucky. Adriana works out with a trainer every day, lifting weights, boxing,…

Rachel Krause | November 8, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Don’t Diet

When I was in sixth grade, my boyfriend told me he didn’t care that I was fat. He loved me anyway, just as I was.

It was something along…

Sally McGraw | September 21, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Anne Hathaway Is “Living On Kale and Dust” To Fit Into The Cat Suit

“Last time we talked about how much I really don’t like working out, and I’ve kind of fallen. … I really like it now. I feel like, ugh, I’m that…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 19, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Girl Talk: Dressing Vs. Dieting

Every winter, I pack on about 15 pounds. I live in Minneapolis, which means that my city may be blanketed in snow from early-November through mid-May, and all that dark,…

Sally McGraw | May 24, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Jennifer Lawrence Would Rather Be Chubby Than “Look Like A Scarecrow”

“I don’t really diet or anything. I’m miserable when I’m dieting and I like the way I look. I’m really sick of all these actresses looking like birds… I’d rather…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Skinny Girl, Bethenny Frankel, Admits She Was A Diet And Exercise Addict

“I spent my entire life being obsessed with dieting … Bingeing and then fasting or starving. Forbidding everything. That’s how I used to be: up and down five pounds every…

Ami Angelowicz | February 17, 2011 - 2:20 pm

I Lost 20 Pounds And I Feel Fine

While, as a commenter recently noted, I am not a “TMI blogger,” I have occasionally blogged about some of my, er, weight issues over the last few months here at…

Susannah Breslin | November 9, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Is Christina Hendricks Trying To Lose Weight?

We — and many, many others — have sung the praises of Christina Hendricks basically ad nauseam. She’s lovely and has a beautiful figure, but there’s a rumor that she,…

Wendy Atterberry | October 18, 2010 - 2:40 pm