The Thigh Gap

For centuries women have been finding new things to change about their bodies, new ways to “improve” themselves, new standards they feel they need to meet. What has struck today’s generation is the idea of the “thigh gap,” a space between the inner thighs of women. Although this may sound a little strange, thousands of girls are […]

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The Best Way to Enjoy the Holidays

December marks the month of family get-togethers and holiday parties. However, it is also a time when everyone is worried about the few “holiday pounds” they might gain. While searching for gift ideas, I stumbled across a Reader’s Digest article called “The Best, Proven Ways to Keep Off Holiday Party Pounds.” This article offers strategies on how to […]

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A Story from a Plus-Size Girl

It really seems that these days we are all about Meghan Trainor’s bass. If you’re walking on the street, you can hear it playing from cafes, cars, or anything with a stereo. So, yes, Meghan, I’m all about that bass too. But besides having a really good beat, this song seems to have a pretty good message, as Trainor deals with the […]

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Eating Disorders: A Modern Epidemic

It is the sad truth that impressionable young girls desire to look the same as models, actresses, and other famous female celebrities they see splashed across every conceivable form of media. A hideously unfortunate side affect of this is that Western media has increased the appeal of eating disorders by establishing a perceived notion about […]

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