Posts tagged "weight"

10 Better Body Commandments For The Holiday Season

When The Hairpin published a Guide To Eating Very Particular Feelings, we laughed, but it was a slightly bitter laugh, a nervous “Oh my God this is my life” chuckle.

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 16, 2013 - 1:30 pm

True Story: My Big, Fat, Finished Marathon

About 20 weeks ago, I decided to train to do the Seattle Marathon.  Sunday was the Seattle Marathon.  When I woke up at 5am I told my partner Julianne “It’s going…

Ragen Chastain | December 9, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: What You See Is What You Get

It gives me great pleasure to inform you that I HAVE A DATE THIS WEEKEND.

I was so busy complaining about being stuck in the single slog, that…

Dater X 2.0 | December 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm

13 Reasons To Date A Chubby Guy (In GIFs)

We can surely appreciate the appeal of a greased-up, muscular dude with chiseled abs, and we’ve dated our fair share of super skinny hipster guys who liked to steal our…

The Frisky | November 22, 2013 - 11:00 am

Kelly Clarkson Couldn’t Wait For Pregnancy Because She Has An Excuse To Be Fat

Here’s Kelly Clarkson in Parade on why she’s excited to be pregnant: “Everybody calls me fat all the time, so I can’t wait to have a reason, instead of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Into The Archives: 1957’s The Scientific & Easy Way To Gain Weight Is The Weirdest Diet Book Of All Time

My mom gave me treasure: a small pile of small paperback books produced by someone named Jose Bonomo who may or may not be a real person, from the 1950s-1960’s…

Almie Rose | November 18, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Jessica Simpson Doesn’t Want To Pass Her Body Image Issues On To Her Daughter

“My pregnancy with Maxwell, specifically because she is a girl, made me realize that I wouldn’t be able to protect her from everything I had been through as a woman.

Ami Angelowicz | November 1, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Awful Boyfriend Bribes Woman To Lose Weight With A Wedding Ring

In an upcoming episode of “Katie,” formerly plus-sized women get sweet revenge on the people who fat-shamed them. In this clip, single gal Jennifer Tippie talks about the ex-boyfriend who…

Ami Angelowicz | October 18, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Fiona Apple Speaks Out On Being Heckled About Her Appearance

“She hurt my feelings. I don’t think what I look like is relevant. And by the way, this whole ‘unhealthy’ thing has me baffled. It’s really confusing to me why anyone…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2013 - 4:45 pm

Rebel Wilson’s New Sitcom “Super Fun Night” Is Super Unfunny

Well, that’s a disappointment! As much as we — and everyone else, because come on, who doesn’t love Rebel Wilson? — wanted the actress’s new show “Super Fun Night,” which…

Rachel Krause | October 3, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Don’t You Dare Even Whisper The Word “Diet” Around Jennifer Lawrence

“I was young. It was just the kind of shit that actresses have to go through. Somebody told me I was fat, that I was going to get fired if…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 3, 2013 - 9:40 am

Girl Talk: On The Bride’s Body

If you are a bride, you pose for a lot of photos.

You pose for photos to announce your engagement. You pose for photos at your bachelorette party.

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Now You And Your Overweight Dog Can Go To Fat Camp Together

Different breeds of dogs have different body types. Chihuahuas are naturally petite while pugs tend to be on the stockier side. I can’t even keep going with this intro because…

Ami Angelowicz | September 11, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Worst Grandma In The World Complains About Fat 6-Month-Old

This weekend in the New York Times Social Q’s column, a woman wrote in to inquire about how to handle a ruthless grandma who is obsessed with her six-month-old granddaughter’s weight:…

Julie Gerstein | September 9, 2013 - 10:20 am

Teen Girl Kicked Out Of Oregon Store On Her Birthday For Being “Too Big To Shop Here”

Shelby Buster was celebrating her birthday the way many 14-year-olds do — by taking a trip to the local mall in her hometown of Eugene, Oregon. She and a friend…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 4, 2013 - 9:40 am

Mirror, Mirror: Being Thin Doesn’t Spare You From Body Snarking

When I was a chubby nine-year-old, I worked up the nerve to ask my crush to “go out” with me. Well, I didn’t ask him. I sent of my friends…

Ami Angelowicz | August 27, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Those Before/After Fitness Pictures Are A Big, Fat Lie

You might have already expected as much, but those before/after picture for the supplements that claim to help you drop 30 pounds in 30 days or give you an overnight…

Ami Angelowicz | August 23, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Absolutely Not: Weight-Loss Tapeworms Can’t Become A Thing

I think we can all agree that the society’s issues with weight and body image have reached rock, rock, rock bottom when women are purposefully ingesting tapeworms to shed pounds.

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Frisky By The Numbers: Women Are Wasting A Lot Of Time Obsessing About Weight

According to a new survey, the average woman still spends an obscene amount of time obsessing about calories and worrying about her weight. Over the course of a 67-year lifespan,…

Ami Angelowicz | June 28, 2013 - 9:00 am

True Story: My Body’s Nobody’s Business But My Own

This weekend I was riding the A train, as I do nearly every day, and I received the first stranger comment about my weight in a long time. He had…

Bevin Branlandingham | June 26, 2013 - 2:00 pm
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