Tag Archives: Body image

Appreciating my body

Last night, I watched videos of my West Coast Swing dancing from this past weekend and my body image definitely improved when I saw how well I am now able to move my new, fuller body. Yes, I am larger … Continue reading

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Prioritizing my needs = awesome!

This last weekend, I attended Swing’n New Years Dance Camp in Palm Springs and had a fantastic time–one of the best times I have had at a dance event in awhile. There were multiple key ingredients that made this weekend … Continue reading

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Body Image Freak Out

Last night my dance team performed, which was super awesome and fun. However, before the dance performance, when I put on my black performance/competition pants, I had a body image freak out. Love handles and more were hanging over the … Continue reading

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Dating someone with an eating disorder

I recently saw the awful article “5 Reasons To Date A Girl With An Eating Disorder” linked through Facebook and today I saw the awesome article “5 Real Reasons to Date Someone Who has Struggled with an Eating Disorder“. In … Continue reading

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Body changes – new bra size

One of the recommendations in my Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance book by Rosie Molinary is to get your bra size measured (obviously tailored to women). Because I usually work on the book in my car right … Continue reading

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Body Shape Variety

I just saw a post about the Body Shapes of the World’s Best Athletes, which is pretty incredible. The pictures of the bodies could be a little triggering for people with eating disorders because each athlete’s height and weight are … Continue reading

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Body Checking

When the main actress in My Big Fat Greek Wedding starts losing weight, there is commentary that her collar bones are more visible. When I started losing weight in my eating disorder, I wanted visible collar bones too, and my … Continue reading

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