Tag Archives: eating disorders

“Being healthy is overrated. I’d just rather lose weight.” Jackie critiques MTV’s True Life diet episode

“Being healthy is overrated. I’d just rather lose weight,” says 16-year-old Marissa. Jackie:¬†I can relate to that statement. In fact, I said it once or twice myself in my youth! I’m watching True Life on MTV. The story is “I’m on an extreme diet” They are following two young people who want to look good. […]

Quarters and Collarbones

I usually blog about losing weight. Today I’m blogging about¬†dangerous weight loss. I have written about dangerous ways to lose weight and there are many. This time I’m writing about the danger of losing too much weight. While much attention is given to the health benefits of weight loss, less attention is given to the […]