As I slide towards another birthday, I am reminded that increasing age diminishes my ability to shed those extra pounds that cluster around the part of my body that makes me look like a pear. An unfortunate side effect of getting older is that it is getting harder to maintain anything remotely resembling an hour … Continue reading Not Fueled by Chocolate
Did you see the unretouched photo of actress Jamie Lee Curtis in 2002? It was taken when she was 43 years old. Jamie insisted the photographer, Andrew Eccles, shoot her with no makeup, no manicure, no hair styling - wearing only an exercise bra and underwear. She did not want the photo altered in any … Continue reading Do You Love the Skin You’re In?
Find the combined weight of a Cat, a Dog and a Rabbit.
Vanity sizing (size inflation) is the phenomenon where ready-to-wear clothing of a particular size becomes bigger in physical dimensions over time.
Nothing irritates me more than a certain ad on webpages. You know the one - a belly that inflates and deflates. "Cut down a bit of your belly everyday by following this 1 weird old tip." I have ignored the ad until today. Today I wanted to find out just how weird this tip could … Continue reading 1 Weird Old Tip Scam
I lost 2 pounds last week. I'm not sure where they went, but I won't be sending out a search party to find them. How did I do it? I'm going to claim it was because of my Strawberry Diet. It I had an ounce of Entrepreneurship in me, I would write another book about … Continue reading How to Lose Weight – The Strawberry Diet
I don't think people should be judged by their looks, do you? There is a catchy song by Trooper that confirms the stereotype that men are only interested in women's looks, and that women will do what it takes to meet a man's expectations: You looked a whole lot better to me From twenty feet … Continue reading Crochet – A 3 Dressed Up As a 9
Paige, at 'Mastering the Art of Life' recently wrote a post called 'My Life as a Number'. She talks frankly about women's obsession with their weight and dress size, and how those two numbers, if they don't fall within the criteria dictated by society, can overshadow all the other characteristics that truly describe a person. … Continue reading Skinny-Obsessed World – Is ‘Fat’ Really the Worst Thing We Can Be?
'Try' by Colbie Caillat : "It's this song I've had in my head my entire life about personal insecurities, imperfections, self-confidence issue. I thought I was the only person who felt that way and now I release this song that so many people around the world are relating too, so many different age ranges, men … Continue reading Do You Like You? Try Being Comfortable in Your Skin (Video)
FAT. How can so small a word have such a bad reputation? The dictionary lists 42 synonyms, not a single one of them complimentary. What a bad rap for something we all have and need! There is only one body type that doesn't appear to have much body fat, and that is the one coveted … Continue reading Fat Facts – An Obesity Epidemic or a Beauty Bias?