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Anorexic models banned overseas in 2013

Thursday, January 03, 2013


I think this is incredible and awesome. As someone with a partially paralyzed digestive system, I spent part of 2012 underweight due to an inability to digest food and was put on IV nutrition to be able to gain back some of the weight I lost. When I was underweight I felt absolutely horrible; while most of it was from my other medical conditions, I had no energy from lack of food and the shape of my body was not much fun to look at.

There is more to beauty than being skinny from malnutrition. Being healthy is beautiful. Living a healthy life is far more important than being able to count bones through skin. Children and young adults should not be comparing themselves to an unrealistic standard to determine their worth.
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    Happy New Year Scheri, good article, enjoyed your blog. Healthy is better. Too skinny and they look sickly! A ban is good.
    1661 days ago
    So true. I don't enjoy looking at skeleton models and feel sad for them that the industry pushes them into an unrealistic view of beauty. -- Lou
    1662 days ago

    I hope the models who are ill or anyone who is battling anorexia or something similar can seek the help that they need.

    I think healthy looks amazing.

    It doesn't sit well with me when I see people saying they don't want to be skinny, just normal sized or healthy. Normal sized or healthy is fit/thin just not sickly so!

    I don't like being on the heavy side of things but I sure wouldn't want to be on the anorexic side either. Neither is a picnic!

    Thanks for sharing!

    1662 days ago
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