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Well Whaddya Know, Lena Dunham Lost Weight And People Don't Like It

It looks like Lena Dunham has lost some weight, perhaps even a lot of weight? Read...
joni edelman   |   03.23.17   |   SHARE
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Old photos tell a different story than the one I remember...

What If I Was Never 'Fat?'

Right before I had a baby, two years ago, I was happy (enough) with my weight. I ate what I wanted. I walked a lot. I felt strong. Still, when I Read...
Kelly Green    |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
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The journey to a positive body image requires a different path for all people.

What It's Like To Undergo Weight Loss Surgery

A Q&A with someone who has first-hand experience with weight loss surgery. Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   03.9.17   |   SHARE
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How “Getting Healthy” Can Become An Eating Disorder

One day I was “healthy” and the next day I was sick — slowly and then all at once. Read...
joni edelman   |   02.27.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Belly, meet hand. Hand, meet belly.

The Story Of Why My Belly Is On My Hand 

Towards the end of last year, I sat in a plastic surgeon’s office discussing the excess skin that falls at my lower belly. I gently tugged the slight Read...
Jennifer Lea Reynolds    |   01.26.17   |   SHARE
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 If life is like a box of chocolates, then I’m ready indulge before someone else eats all the double fudge truffles.

Here's The Thing About Dieting: It Just Isn't Worth It

If forgoing all the foods I once loved to eat; if the hours clocked walking, swimming, and biking isn't doing it for me anymore, what will? Read...
Judith Liebaert    |   01.20.17   |   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
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The Body Positive Movement is a movement that’s about autonomy.

We Need To Stop Policing Body Positivity

I feel equipped to talk about the intricacies of the body positivity movement; for with all its beauty and empowerment, there are aspects of body Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   11.11.16   |   SHARE
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