Posts tagged "weight gain"

Frisky Rant: Family Members Should STFU About Weight Gain

I don’t know about you folks, but for me, a weekend with the rents is always fraught with tension. Is Mom going to pester me about brushing my hair? Is…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2009 - 3:30 pm

No, I’m Not Pregnant—That’s Just A Muffin Top

One summer during college when I worked at coffee shop, a man with special needs—I think he had Down’s Syndrome—used to come up by the cash register and chat with…

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Nicole Eggert Makes Fun Of Being “Fat” For Funny Or Die

In this Funny or Die video, former “Baywatch” babe Nicole Eggert tackles the subject of her weight gain, leading Salon’s Broadsheet to wonder: empowering or embarrassing? In the skit,…

Susannah Breslin | October 9, 2009 - 11:40 am

Want To Drop 12 Pounds?

Rent, don’t buy, ladies! Why is everyone always in such a huge rush to buy, buy, buy, anyway? It’s like once you own your own place you are one of…

Nina Carbone | June 24, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Is Jessica Simpson The Best Person To Lead A Conversation About Unrealistic Beauty Standards?

When I heard a few months ago that pop star Jessica Simpson was considering a reality TV show about “real beauty,” I was thrilled. Finally! A celeb who sought to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 23, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Is It Wrong To Call Your Toddler “Chubby Chubs” And “Greedy Guts”?

Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear.
Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair.
Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t fuzzy…was he?

Why can I still recite this nursery rhyme by heart even though I’m 25-years-old…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2009 - 4:50 pm

Yo-Yo Dieting Isn’t A Career

I have no idea how much my own weight has fluctuated in the past couple of years, but I can tell you all about Kirstie Alley’s rides on the bathroom…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Kirstie Alley Is A Hot Mess On Oprah

Kirstie Alley was a hot mess on Oprah yesterday, dishing about her “humiliating” weight gain after she appeared on the show in 2006 in a bikini. She told…

Wendy Atterberry | May 1, 2009 - 10:00 am

Kate Moss Isn’t Fat, But She Is Making Us Feel More Comfortable With Our Bodies

Over the past few months, Kate Moss’ body has been changing, and everyone, including Kate, has noticed. Back in February, Kate told New York that her body was finally developing.

Catherine Strawn | April 29, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Rotten Eggs Make Men Horny, Being Fat Doesn’t

Men with libido problems might find themselves taking food fetishes one step further. A new study from the National Academy of Sciences finds that the scent of rotten eggs can…

Leonora Epstein | March 4, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Quickies!: Kanye Wants To Style Obama

Kanye thinks his fashion swagger is so great he can style Barack Obama. [Bossip]
An Orlando woman is accused of biting her husband’s ding-a-ling. OUCH! []
About half of men…

Annika Harris | December 24, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Quickies!: ‘Tis The Season For Social Drinking

It’s easy to blame winter weight gain on rich desserts and festive foods, but those holiday beverages are riddled with calories, too. These tips and Pomegranate Cosmos will help beat…

Annika Harris | December 2, 2008 - 10:00 pm

Sex May Cause Weight Gain

All those studies that say sex burns calories thereby making you lose weight may be hooey. A study published this month in Medical Hypotheses suggests that blood levels of the…

Catherine Strawn | June 19, 2008 - 1:00 pm
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