My hands are shaking as I’m trying on the bikini. I stare at my own reflection with tears in my eyes and feel myself getting nautious; physically nautious just from looking at myself. As I hear the salesclerk pace outside the fitting room, I cry in silence. All I see is fat and flab and cellulite. I am hideous.
Do you remember the e-mail I got from Joey in which she told us she suffered from obsessive health behavior and fear of gaining weight? In this article I get back to her e-mail with useful tips to help her break her unhealthy behavior. Additionally, I share tips from readers who recognized themselves in the story of Joey.
Last week I introduced you to plus-size model and advocate of diversity in size fashion and body acceptance Marianne. Every week she discusses a topic related to those concepts. Last week she discussed “Plus-Size Models in Straight-Size Fashion”. Today Marianne discusses the concept of ‘Health at Every Size’.
An article warns of the dangers of ingredients of Nutella. Does it really cause health conditions, or is this a case of scaremongering?
I occasionally get emails that I feel I shouldn’t keep to myself. Because I believe that we can support each other, lift each other up and motivate each other. because I want to show you that you you don’t stand alone in your issues and concerns.
You’re reading it right: I have no respect for the full-figured woman in bathing suit. Does that shock you? Read on first and let me know your reaction after.
(NL) Eline en ik maken ons hard voor de werk- en gezondheidsomstandigheden van modellen. Zodoende spraken wij onze twijfels uit over de BMI-ban voor modellen in een artikel in TROUW. Het artikel kun je hier lezen.
Wat vind jij? Moeten pro-ana sites verboden worden? Vanavond zou ik bij Pauw aan tafel in debat gaan over de BMI-ban voor modellen en het mogelijke verbod op pro-ana sites.
I wondered what models actually think about the BMI ban, as these are the ones possibly directly affected by the ban. These were the reactions on the ban by models Eline, Deborah, Eva, Patty and Jacomien:
Do you have a BMI of less than 18? Chances are great you can no longer work in France as a model.