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Girl Talk: I Considered Weight Loss Surgery

Body Dysmorphic Disorder
One woman's experience battling this disorder. Read More »
Overcoming E.D.
bulimia photo
A woman explains how she overcame her eating disorder. Read More »
Losing 100lbs
And finding out what the world thinks of fat people. Read More »

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 in me to try again. 

But I couldn’t ignore how my health was deteriorating. My right knee constantly hurt and buckled, making walking difficult. I had osteoarthritis. While my knee couldn’t be fixed, I could slow down the deterioration and stave off knee surgery.

Enter my thoughts of weight loss surgery. Even if I could lose the weight on my own, it would take well over a year. I read that gastric bypass surgery (“GBS”) patients lost most of their excess weight within 6 months. That’s a no brainer, I decided. Keep reading »

Hypnotized To Lose Weight

As a true believe in diet and exercise as the way best way to lose weight and keep it off, when I read about people who go to extremes like getting hypnosis to hoax them into believing they had gastric band surgery, I am quite the cynic. Seriously, put down the bacon cheeseburger, buy a treadmill, and walk on the damn thing. But rather than taking the proven route to successfully losing weight, one Daily Mail writer chose to go to Spain to undergo the new weight loss treatment known as the Gastric Mind Band. Keep reading »

Quickies!: Dating A Baby Daddy Is Pure Insanity

  • Would you ever date a baby daddy? Been there, done that. You’ll never come first! [College Candy]
  • Artists seem to understand what we women can’t. We come in diversely beautiful body types. Check out this slideshow of the female form in art and get over the self-hate, ladies. [Asylum]
  • Here’s one woman’s tale of what happens to your body two years after weight-loss surgery. [Shine]
  • You think you’re giving constructive criticism. He calls it nagging. We really are from different planets, aren’t we? [Tango]
  • Do you have a guidebook to your heart? You and your obscure demands may be keeping you from true love online. [Daily Bedpost]
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