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Inside The Body Beautiful On Youtube

It should be Fun Friday today but this morning I found Inside the Body Beautiful: How Fat Works on youtube! Good old youtube. So if you want to watch it all then here it is, if not my part is from about 18 minutes in. Let me know what you guys think! Hayley Emma

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Inside The Body Beautiful

In a week, I’ll be on national TV. I am pooping my pants. For you English readers, Inside the Body Beautiful – How Cosmetic Surgery Works, the first of a two-part series, is on tonight on BBC3. It explores ‘the science beyond the most popular beauty and cosmetic treatments’. Inside the Body Beautiful – How …

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#ICED2014 Recap (Media Highlights)

I just returned from the International Conference on Eating Disorders and was thrilled to connect with like-minded colleagues and learn the latest on eating-disorder and body-image research. The keynote speaker was Frank Bruni, current Op-Ed columnist and past restaurant critic for the New York Times. Bruni, a heavy child, spoke about his history with dieting, weight …

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I Was A Bridesmaid

Last week was my friend’s wedding, and it was beautiful. She looked stunning in her dress, the groom looked handsome in his suit and it was a gorgeous summers day. I’ll ask permission from the bride when she gets back from her honeymoon about whether I can post a picture of the day on here …

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I Want You To Understand That…

Your eating disorder is not your friend. Your eating disorder is your worst enemy. No matter what Ed/Ana/Mia tells you, it’s a lie. Eating disorders are inherently belittling, deceiving, mean creatures. They promise you that everything will get better if you only listen to their sweet words, but in reality everything gets worse if you …

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I Recommend This Book To No One

Remember those book reports from grade school, which inevitably concluded with your recommendation for a target audience (“I’d recommend this book to other boys and girls my age. . . .”)? Well, I found a book that I would like to recommend to no one. I was browsing in my local novelty shop and came …

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I Really Want To Be Schizophrenic, But I Don’t Hear Voices Part 1

Guys, I’ve never mentioned this before, but I actually really want to be schizophrenic… it’s just I don’t here voices. Can you help? Like, I watched A Beautiful Mind a couple of years ago and I loved it. I mean, this guy was super intelligent and then he started living this dramatic life running from …

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I’m Not Back…But Here’s A Post

Well… it’s been a little while. I’m not going to apologise for not posting, and I’m also not going to say things will go back to normal. I’ve enjoyed not blogging, but I’ve also missed it. The truth it, I’m not so sure I want to blog about my Eating Disorder anymore. I’m not cured, …

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I’m Getting Philosophical. Just Go With It.

I’ve thought of quite a few blog posts in the past fortnight, but every time I’ve sat down to write them I’ve stared at a blank page. Although I’ve had a few ideas, I’ve felt like I’ve been carrying what I think might be the key to fully understanding my Eating Disorder. I’ve been carrying …

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