Here, you’ll find all BGG2WL posts related to the development and improvement of body image among girls and women.
Q: Erika, you said something about having an internal tape that plays negative thoughts over and over in your head...
So many women say, "I hate looking in the mirror," "looking in the mirror makes me want to cry." You'd be surprised how easy it is to change that.
Not very legit at all, really. Phrases such as “clinically proven” or “dermatologist approved” have little meaning, because...
"She gained like 55 pounds in 9 months [...] she was like an 'eating machine' [...] I guess she ate a lot of everything."
There are some cruel and inhumane people in this world, like Dani Mathers, and unfortunately you are likely to meet at least one or two of them at the gym.
Does baby powder cause cancer? Sort of. A few weeks ago, The Today Show aired a segment about Jacqueline Fox, the woman who was awarded $72 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson—her lawyers originally asked for $12 million, but the jury effectively decided to award her an additional million for every year she was alive—in [...]
Your co-workers bring those raggedy cupcakes and cookies in while you're on your weight loss journey because they can't help it. Really. It's human nature.
I'm thinking of something I read by my fellow healthy living blogger, Brooklyn Active Mama (also known as Nellie), where she shared her perspective on her personal body image. I don’t fit anyone’s stereotype. I am not the next fitness star. I have no interest in becoming a thin girl. My end goals are not [...]
Your waist trainer causes UTIs, incontinence, temporary heart failure, indigestion, high blood pressure, nerve damage, and more. Read how inside.
Some numbers that illustrate the insanity of women's clothing sizes: A size 8 dress today is nearly the equivalent of a size 16 dress in 1958. WTF?
Have two legs of DRASTICALLY different sizes? Have a rib airbrushed out? Never fear - you'll feel RIGHT at home with the Victoria's Secret models!
Quote: I think the whole world is more open to plus-size [models] and I am sure at some point they will be ready for it,
ESPN puts together a "Body" issue where athletes pose in their birthday suits, and talk about their relationships with their bodies.
'[...] we are trained to think that being overweight is wrong so people are going to stare at you. The only thing you can control is your reaction to that.'
How to deal with people who are condescending to you while you're being active.
Quote: ...if I wanted to keep my sanity and not let others define me, there was only one thing I could do, and that was to have faith in God’s plan for me.
A man injects himself with multiple solutions, because he wants to look like The Incredible Hulk. The rest is a story of how dangerous injection can be.
Someone asks me a stupid question, and I give a smarter answer.
Stop doing this. Stop your loved ones from doing this. Staple them to a seat and force them to stay there, for all I care.