Adrian Herrera of Victor Herrera Photographers

Why I Didn't Try To Lose Weight For My Wedding

To take care of myself in the months preceding my wedding I had to make a conscious effort to not dive into dieting. Wedding weight loss was off the Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
image mashup: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Is Wonder Woman On A Diet?

We are passing our unhealthy obsession with thinness onto girls and it’s causing them to have issues with food, movement, self-esteem, and body image Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
The idea that everyone's weight depends upon their choices is not backed up by science. 'The Big Fat Truth' refuses to recognize that. (Image credit: Instagram/@biggestlosernbc)

'The Big Fat Truth' Should Be Called 'The Big Fat Lie'

The fact that fat people are so thoroughly and constantly lied to by diet culture, and so profoundly oppressed by fatphobia, that they would submit Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   05.4.17   |   SHARE
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Set Point Weight: What Is It? How Do I Change It?

You didn't fail the diet; the diet failed you. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After

I'm Fat-Shaming My Cat And It Needs To Stop

The truth is, we want our cats fat and our women skinny. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   01.18.17   |   SHARE
Life is about so much more than whether or not you eat that cupcake.

When Your Body Is In Between "Fat" And "Thin"

When the spread was published, all the girls in the shot were small — small enough to notice their not-bigness. It was the first time I felt “othered Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   01.17.17   |   SHARE
Image: Steve DeMent Photography.

My Road To Recovery From Fitness Modeling

If only I could lose a little weight here, and shape up a little there, I would feel complete. If I could only get my diet down to science, a numbers Read...
Maddy Moon    |   12.26.16   |   SHARE
Be intentional with your Christmas time. (Image Credit: Instagram/Virgie Tovar)

Take the Cake: Sometimes Christmas Feels Like Dieting

On Sunday night, I went on a Christmas tree hunting expedition. The group consisted of: me, BFF Kori, our adoptive son Brad, and his new girlfriend Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   12.8.16   |   SHARE