eating disorder

Jun 7, 2019

Zoe Kravitz Opens Up About Decade-Long Eating Disorder

Being a teenager and trying to discover who you are is hard enough on someone’s self-esteem, but being a teenager...

Feb 10, 2012

WTF Friday: Ioana Spangenberg's 20" Waist

Our society generally assumes that 'body issues' spawn from the desire to be thinner. Ioana Spangenberg actually suffers from the opposite. This Romanian born, 30 year old model has been trying to gain weight for the past 15 years.

Oct 28, 2011

Friday Faves: Just Because I'm Thin, Doesn't Mean I Have an Eating Disorder

I always hated the day when we would watch movies involving a girl with an eating disorder in middle school and high school. Suddenly people would be leaning back in their chairs and furrowing their brows at me. I could never escape their concerned glances, the way they watched me eat my salad I had packed that day.

Apr 13, 2011

Reality Check: Barbie Body

I'm pretty sure all of us have had at least one Barbie doll in our lives. In fact, I'm pretty sure some of us had an entire Barbie army. She was just too gorgeous with that luxurious blonde hair, that elaborate wardrobe that fit her body to a tee, those feet that fit perfectly into even the highest of high heels.

Feb 10, 2011

Eating Disorder Storylines: An American Taboo?

I fell in love with the British show, Skins, so like most fans of that series, I was skeptical yet curious when MTV announced that they were premiering their own version of the show. The creator of Skins, Brian Elsley, is responsible for both versions, which explains the almost-identical characters and very similar plot lines.