Body Image, Self-Talk, and the Diet On/Off Switch

Have you noticed that women often sprinkle conversations with comments such as: “I really need to lose weight!” “Do these jeans make my butt look big?” “I can’t buy cute clothes until I’m (drum roll, please)…skinny!” Comments such as these only help perpetuate what I call the Ferocious Foursome, which include:  dieting, bingeing, over exercising,…

Body Image and Skinny Jeans

Last week I saw a woman in her late eighties wearing skinny jeans. But she didn’t look like the picture. She had a bad case of lumpy, bumpy, muffin top-itis.  Oh Lord, stop me if I try to wear something like that when I’m in my 80s. But later I changed my mind. Good for…