Archive for October 2011

True Confessions: I Love Makeup

I want to rock n' roll all night and party every day and wear cool makeup like this. Kiss made makeup cool for dudes.
Halloween has reignited my passion for makeup. Even though I’m a natural girl at times I confess I really love makeup. Especially strong makeup. Is it a mask or a true reveal? Makeup can certainly allow one to be more bold. Makeup is an important part of culture and rituals. Take a look at some... Read more »

Halloween and Body Image: A Tale About My Teeth

Halloween and Body Image: A Tale About My Teeth
Shopping for a costume this year brought up all sorts of issues for me. Hmm maybe I too old for a dress this short? Perhaps I should chose a more age appropriate costume. Regardless, I still bought the damn dress. Every Halloween when I see an abundance of waxed teeth I think about my own... Read more »

Celebrate Love Your Body Day

Celebrate Love Your Body Day
Today is Love Your Body Day. This important day has been created by NOW which stands for National Organization for Women. According to NOW’s website 80% of U.S. women are dissatisfied with their appearance? That’s a lot of women isn’t it? In response to this apparent dissatisfaction NOW’s The Let’s Talk About It project is... Read more »
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Post-Rejection Body Image Issues

Post-Rejection Body Image Issues
I think the hardest time to appreciate your body is after a rejection or a break-up. One of my Institute for Integrative Nutrition mentors Robert Notter says, “It’s not rejection its selection.” No one is universally loved. Your love interest may be attracted to women with blue eyes and your eyes are brown eyes. Sure... Read more »

Why I Love Melissa McCarthy

Happy and glowing.
It definitely seems like Melissa McCarthy’s year. I just became a fan after a recent viewing of Bridesmaids. Despite not being a size 2 she hasn’t held herself back from anything. She’s a successful actor/commedienne, producer, wife and mother. “Air Marshall John” is her real-life husband. She has two children with Ben Falcone, an actor... Read more »

Being Gay IS Natural

Being Gay IS Natural
I wish I would have came up with this blog during Pride week but somehow it appeared recently in my thought bubbles. Many religions will argue that being gay is unnatural. I’m not gay but do support “the gays” as Kathy Griffin would say. Also, I get this is a body image blog and not... Read more »
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