Posts tagged "eating disorder"

Girl Talk: Why I Brought A Scale Back Into My Home

It’s been seven years since I owned a scale. Back then, I was 19, and obsessively chronicling my calories, workouts, and incremental weight changes. 105 one day. 106 would send…

Leonora Epstein | March 26, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Evening Quickies: Lady Gaga Talks Bulimia

Lady Gaga spoke to high school girls earlier this week about having bulimia as a teen and fighting with her Italian dad over his spaghetti and meatballs.  [PopCrush]…

Jessica Wakeman | February 9, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Crystal Renn’s Been Every Size — So What?

“I have been every single size in women’s fashion. I really don’t think anyone can say that. I’ve been a double-zero, children’s clothes, at 95 pounds, and I’ve been all…

Julie Gerstein | February 3, 2012 - 11:20 am

An Open Letter To Thinspiration Blogs

Dear Thinspiration Blogs,

At first I didn’t really understand you. I mean, I’d heard of the “pro-ana” blogs that lurked in dark corners of the internet, encouraging starvation…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 18, 2012 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: I Considered Weight Loss Surgery

It was my worst fear. I recovered from anorexia/bulimia and became morbidly obese. I lost and regained weight in a furious and uncontrollable cycle. I didn’t think I had it…

Cristina Fahrbach-Connors | November 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Overcoming My Eating Disorder

Writing about eating disorders feels like an exercise in vulnerability, not because I am ashamed to share my story, but due to the extremely emotional nature of the topic for…

Skylar Grey | October 17, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Morning Quickies: The Kate Middleton Eating Disorder Rumors Begin

It was bound to happen sooner or later: Life & Style claims Kate Middleton is “refusing to eat” because she is stressed about kidnap threats (probably true), under immense…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2011 - 11:20 am

LeAnn Rimes And Her Trainer Defend Thin Frame

LeAnn Rimes is continuing to defend her thin frame and her personal trainer has joined in saying that the singer is not too thin, claiming she is toned and healthy.

PopEater | June 11, 2011 - 10:30 am

Lily Allen Used To Be Bulimic

“I used to vomit after meals. It’s not something I’m proud of. But, I tell you what, a lot of people came up to me telling me how great I…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2011 - 6:40 pm

I Have Body Dysmorphic Disorder

When I was a kid, I wasn’t allowed to have a full-length mirror in my room. My Jewish mother loathed hearing me complain about how fat I was and refused…

Jayme Cyk | April 21, 2010 - 2:30 pm

The Daily Mail Has Issues, Fat Issues

Notice anything weird about this block of blog ads in The Daily Mail’s Femail section? One headline mourns the loss of a daughter, blaming super-thin starlets for supposedly encouraging anorexia.

Simcha | April 6, 2010 - 11:20 am

Sorority Girls More Likely To Have Bad Body Image, Eating Disorders, Study Says

That iconic image of bitchy sorority girls using a marker to circle the “fat” on a pledge’s body may not exactly reflect real life. But sadly, body image issues were…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Frisky Q&A: Crystal Renn Is America’s Next Top Plus-Size Model (And Author)

Kind of ironic, huh? A book called Hungry that I just ate right up as quickly as I could. But model Crystal Renn’s autobiography is that good. Seriously, I could…

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2009 - 1:00 pm

“Miss Anorexic” Tee Available In Large And XL

Is a “Miss Anorexic” T-shirt for juniors any less tasteless because it’s only available in sizes large and extra large? Ummmm, no. We’re not sure if extra small, small, and…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2009 - 2:10 pm

Lawsuit Mom Says Bullying Led To Girl’s Eating Disorder

A Pennsylvania mother is suing her daughter’s school system because she said classroom bullying caused her daughter to develop anorexia.

The lawsuit alleged that in 6th grade, three…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Star Couplings: Brad Pitt Hearts Gay Rights

Brad Pitt has expanded his resume to include “gay activist.” He just donated $100,000 to the anti-Proposition 8 campaign. Prop. 8 would ban gay marriage in California and make the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 18, 2008 - 11:30 am
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