Posts tagged "fat"

My Lifelong Food Fight

My Lifelong Food Fight
As a little girl, I was obsessed with the notion that people could transform their bodies. I’m pretty sure it all started when I watched the film The Incredible Shrinking Woman back in 1981. In it, Lily Tomlin plays your typical suburban mom who, after being exposed to a funky chemical in perfume, shrinks down to the point where... Read more »

Mamas and Beauty: Why Do We Judge So Harshly?

Mamas and Beauty: Why Do We Judge So Harshly?
Do you remember high school homecoming games? I do. Every December, with the crisp smell of late autumn in the air, the past year’s graduating class would reunite at the football stadium, and I would head over to evaluate who among the gals had cut their hair (super cool) and who had gained the dreaded... Read more »