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The Fat Fight

Robin Marantz Henig and Jess Zimmerman (of Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty Fame) wrote a piece about bodies, fat and the mother-daughter relationship. It pushed about every button I have. I've been in an internal debate with myself ever…
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Peer Pressure

Picking up speed, finish line in sight, bursting through my personal barrier of "I can't run", on my Race for the Cure 5k this weekend I congratulated myself for finally filling my life with positive peer pressure. Now, how do I translate the…
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Breast Cancer = BAD, Cure = Good

I feel sure that this is perhaps the only thing ever written on The Girl Revolution that is not in any way controversial: Breast Cancer is Bad. Donating money for breast cancer research is good. Pixascope Creative Agency and Between the…
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Famine Brain and Body Image

The other day I put away my scale. Hid it where I won't think about it anymore. I'd been weighing every Monday morning. It's not that it's telling me bad news . . . its just that what I've been doing isn't working. I'm not getting the results…
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Women's Health Influence

Joan Sather MPH RD writes about how our health choices affect those around us over at Nutrition Know How. And that’s a wonderful thing!  Think of those around you when you need some extra motivation to eat nutritiously and be physically active. …
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Body Image Activists Blog

There's a brand new group blog about body image: we are the REAL deal. We are Body Image Activists. Fatties, skinnies, and disordered eaters who want every girl to feel beautiful and strong. Muscle chicks and plus-size fashionistas, yoginis,…

Don't Watch Practice

Sports Girls Play encourages parents to leave their children at sports practice and go run errands. I completely agree, not to mention that for $60 the child gets several months of exercise and you get a babysitter. What a bargain. As a coach…