Thicker

Thicker [Video] and Body Image

[Video] Thicker (A Slam Poem by Lauryn Lugo) Have you ever been described by someone with a word that’s usually used to describe a milkshake…thick, thicker?   Have you ever struggled with your body image?  Have you struggled with thinking you are enough…just the way you are?  You are definitely not alone. When: 1 in 5…

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(Video) Letting Go Without Losing Control

Ashley Rawls shares her story with I AM SECOND, a movement to inspire the revolution of Second. Ashley Rawls carried the weight of the world on her shoulders. She came from a strict home in which the expectations for success were extremely high. Every year she and her family watched beauty pageants with the hopes that…

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Nothing is Easy When You Have an Eating Disorder

The Blame Game Mallory Hood, blogger for Finding Balance shares her thoughts: Why do I have this problem? This simple question flooded my brain almost every day for eight years. I couldn’t understand why I saw food differently than everyone else, why it had to be so paradoxical. I loved food so much that I…

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Insecurity

Everyone is insecure over something. I’ve yet to find one person who loves everything about them self. Unfortunately, my insecurities led me to develop anxiety and depression. Being a teenager makes your self appearance stand out more and more. In 8th grade, I noticed how all of my friends had boyfriends and nice clothes and nice…

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I’d Rather Be Stupid Than Fat

Eating disorders and Unhealthy relationships with FOOD Food…Whether you love it, have a love/hate relationship with it, or believe it is your enemy, the truth of the matter is that FOOD drives much of our life. Food is obviously necessary for sustaining life, but beyond that, food, at its best, brings people together. Celebrations and social…