‘Love that Body!’

Fat Kids Number One Target For Bullies

By Cindy Bishop on 05/04/2010

US News & World Report reports on new research which suggests that being an overweight kid at school increases the risk of being bullied. My first reaction? Was research really necessary to prove such a claim? I guess the most telling result of the study proved that being a fat kid trumps all other reasons kids get bullied in school — gender, […] Read more »


Network Execs Act Like Boobs Over Boobs

By Cindy Bishop on 04/27/2010

Some of you may have already heard all the fuss around a Lane Bryant lingerie ad which didn’t hit the airways last week because it was deemed to be of an inappropriate nature.  ABC pulled the ad (which was to run during “Dancing With The Stars”) and FOX demanded “excessive edits” for the ad which was to run during the […] Read more »


Binge Eating, Body Image, FitBloggin’ & Health At Every Size

By Marsha Hudnall on 03/12/2010

I returned from the first ever conference of the Binge Eating Disorder Association all fired up…again…about the value of the tenets of Health at Every Size as guiding principles in helping our society overcome the current epidemic of body dissatisfaction and related disorder eating/eating disorders.  Research continues to point to how changing our thinking to align with these tenets can […] Read more »

A nice image both for the coming spring and for emerging from notions about self-care that stunt our potential

When Weight Loss Is the Ultimate Indicator of Success

By Marsha Hudnall on 02/19/2010

If you haven’t visited Michelle Cantrell’s wonderful site Venus Vision, stop what you’re doing right now and go check it out.  Its purpose:  To promote self acceptance and help you love the person you are.   If my encouragement to check out Venus Vision doesn’t get you to, maybe Michelle’s post below will. If you’ve read some of my more personal […] Read more »

It Happened This Week: The Fat Thin, Body Image, Bungy Jumping & Getting Miz on Ellen

By Marsha Hudnall on 01/29/2010

Even the thin can be fat, as pointed out in a Mayo Clinic study covered in the Wall Street Journal this week.  “Normal weight obesity” affects almost 30 million Americans, according to the researchers.  Which to me supports the health at every size (HAES) message that it’s our health, not our size, that’s really worthy of our attention.  And even […] Read more »

Here's "Ellen" having coffee with Miz
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