The Danger of a Single Ideal Body

February 29, 2012
This post is written by Caitlin of Fit and Feminist Recently, I came acros a blog post by a personal trainer in which she explored the one of my least favorite terms as applied to women’s bodies – the word “bulky”  Any weight-training woman is familiar with this term, as it is often the first thing other women will say as their reason for refusing to lift weights  The idea is that lifting weights will lead to the development of big ... keep reading

Why I Write About Body Image

February 27, 2012
This is a guest post written by the lovely Kate of Eat the Damn Cake I write about body image because I love eating cake, but women around me are always dieting I write about body image because I have been told it doesn't matter, but every year, more girls have eating disorders I write about body image because everyone cares about beauty, no matter how much we tell ourselves we don't And because, really, we are beautiful, no matter how much we ... keep reading

Girl Hate Cyle

February 22, 2012
This is a guest post written by Michelle of Let's Radiate and Bombchelle I used to not be very good at choosing my friends (Understatement of the year, right there) I distinctly remember an incident in my sixth grade art clas, where we paired up to draw portraits of each other I paired up with my best friend, and started working on her portrait as she worked on mine I looked up because suddenly she started pounding her marker on the page, ... keep reading

What I Miss About Emotional Eating

February 16, 2012
I've been dreaming about this post for a month I've been wondering exactly how to describe this feeling of los that I have Los that I can't quite put my finger on Without consuming ____ to glue together all of my jagged edges, I feel a little like a bag of mirror shards, clanging around and reflecting one another's sharpnes Food used to tie it all together for me - family, romance, awkward social situations, fear, lonelines, anxiety ... keep reading

How Love Healed My Eating Disorder – Twice

February 15, 2012
This is a guest post written by KatieP of Head ♥ Heart ♥ Health In September 2009, bloated and hungover from another binge and dealing with the chronic pain of too many laxatives, I realised I had an eating disorder and started on my road to recovery What I've never talked about is that this wasn't the first time I'd binged and purged I'd been abusing laxatives and overexercising for two years before that morning in September but that's ... keep reading
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