Because first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a baby carriage fitted with Shakeweights and Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook. More
When I first moved to New York City, it was around the time of the Clinton and Monica Lewisnsky scandal. I had short, dark layered hair and was considerably… voluptuous. More
“I’m trying to do this the healthy way.”
“Do it the healthy way, just do it faster.” More
Apparently, in the 1920′s people were just eating chicken kiev until 8 in the morning. More
A restaurant called Steam has recently popped up that promises that none of its meals will cause diners to gain weight. The meals promise to be calorie neutral. So… diners will only be dining on celery sticks flavored with their own tears? Not really. The menu sounds great, and encompasses dishes like: More
Why is Mayor of Newark Cory Booker on a diet? More
“You look so skinny,” my friends would eagerly say to me. It was the end of summer after I had spent nearly 3 months running 5 miles each morning and obsessively counting calories. I was still throwing up on occasion, but I was also attempting to lose weight “healthily” though there was obviously nothing healthy about my behavior.
After just 10 weeks, I had managed to go from 150 pounds to 120, reducing my size from a 10/12 to a 6 (or 4, depending on the store). At 5’7″, 120 is just on the “normal” side of the medical spectrum, but I did not look like my normal self. More
If you are a woman society deems overweight, they also think you are probably a criminal. Why? Because your excess body weight gives you the energy to be a jewel thief that many of us lack? I don’t know. It’s pretty crazy. More
Did you eat approximately 10 pounds of baked goods this holiday season? There is no shame in that! I mean, I don’t know, maybe if you ate them all at once there is a little shame. But would you like to lose all the weight without ever working out? More
The first time I ever saw Gabriel Iglesias’ standup comedy, I loved it. Not just because of the brilliant addressing of the differences between Anglo-American culture and Mexican-American culture. Not just because he lovingly mocks Disneyland almost as much as I do.
It’s because he had done what I always thought was impossible: Talking honestly about, and finding humor in, being an overweight man. More
Why do women all seem to hate Keira Knightley? No, really, I know you do. I’m curious about why, though. Because personally, I like her quite a lot. More
Does the idea of a obese mannequins upset you? This photo of a larger plastic model (with some very bizarre proportions) generated outrage and debate in a Reddit thread recently. More