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Images Can Change Body Size Preferences

Images Can Change Body Size Preferences

  • Posted: Jun 04, 2014
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This is an article about body sizes which we found on About Us  that was originally posted back in 2012 but thought it was an interesting article.

Eating disorder professionals and advocates have long discussed the effect of the ‘thin-ideal’ on body-image and self-esteem.  Westerners see an average of 2,000 images in advertising alone, on a daily basis, and images of thin bodies far outweigh the number of normal and plus-size bodies seen in the media.  There have been multiple studies on how this may play into the creation of eating disorders and how it affects the self-image of people who don’t have eating disorders.

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Stratford Plus Size Runner Nominated For Blogging Award

Stratford Plus Size Runner Nominated For Blogging Award

  • Posted: Jan 22, 2014
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An article in the Newham Recorder by Kay Atwel talks about a size 18 woman who set up a blog to document her running experiences to inspire others in the same position has been nominated for a bloggers award.

Julie Creffield began the blog, Fat Girls Guide to Running, in 2012 as she was training for the London Marathon. It began as a way of keeping her friends up to date with her progress and inspiring other plus sized women but the blog has become so popular that it attracts as many as 10,000 hits a month.

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