In my last post, I wrote about how inadvertently, I hadn’t been looking in the mirror much lately. Interestingly, a PhD student named Kjerstin Gruys just completed a year-long experiment deliberately avoiding looking in mirrors. She blogged about it here and is being interviewed on 20/20 about it.
A recent study says that while 90% of patients with eating disorders are women, men suffer from binge eating just as often as women. This article on the Huffington Post discusses a new survey about pregnant women and why they hate their bodies.
Can feeling fat make you fat? A new study suggests that this self-fulfilling prophecy may be true.
Touching and honest essay on The Body Image Project about developing and fighting an eating disorder as a young woman. I developed an eating disorder around the same time and can totally relate. These issues with food and body image can last a lifetime.
I met Blondie Blonderson at the BlogHer Conference and couldn’t wait to check out her blog Tales From Clark Street, because she sometimes writes book reviews and I love to ready. I was really impressed by her recent post called A New Look At My Old Body and highly recommend that you check it out, along with the rest of her blog.