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do healthy living blogs promote eating disorders?

October 5, 2010

Just when I was thinking of writing again (since as you can see I’ve been in a blogging rut since moving. Ok, maybe since this summer…), this article from Marie Claire was both posted online and printed in their November issue. “The Hunger Diaries” by Katie Drummond is about the healthy living blogging community and [...]

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can we normalize food?

April 19, 2010

Yesterday I posted this article with a small write-up about how I got it and some questions I had after reading it like can we truly help our young women or is it a battle we’ll always be fighting? As someone who would love to get into programming for young women (high school and college-aged) [...]

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what is food and how do we talk about it?

April 18, 2010

A dear friend and mentor e-mailed me yesterday with a link to an article in today’s New York Times magazine section. She was given this link by a woman who recently lost her daughter to an eating disorder so that first question still circles in her head to this day. I think this article brings [...]

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April 16, 2010

I never thought I’d be in a sorority. I was seriously against it during my freshman year because I thought I wasn’t going to change to fit in with a group of girls. Growing up I had my group of girlfriends, but most of my friends were guys. I was used to talking with my [...]

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hula hopping isn’t just for kids…

April 9, 2010

I saw this article in the NYTimes back when it was written one month ago and thought hey, that looks fun. I used to love hula hooping as a child and was actually quite good at it (if I do say so myself). See when I was young, I had pretty wide hips for my [...]

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"weighty matters" part 2

April 7, 2010

If you missed part 1, you can read it here To recap, we’ve talked about mixed messaging and BMI and will now cover the last 4 topics. I will write the full names of the speakers during the first topic we talk about today and then use their initials after. These are not direct quotes, [...]

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