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“Botched” Taught Me 3 Life Lessons

“How can you watch this stuff?  Ewwww!” My husband’s reaction every time he walks through the living room and I’m watching “Botched” on E! with Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif digging into breast tissue or crawling up nasal cavities. He’s right.  The horrors that people with botched cosmetic surgery and procedures face can be […]

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5 Ways To Deprogram A Bad Body Image

It breaks my heart.  Too frequently I talk to beautiful, intelligent, hard-working, compassionate women whose body image drags behind them on the floor. Why? The reasons are many.  Cruel classmates who mocked her because she outgrew her clothes and couldn’t afford to buy more. Insensitive family members who regularly compare her to siblings and demand […]

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Do You Have Body Dysmorphia?

What else does one do on a sick day than watch TLC’s “What Not To Wear?” In an effort to forget about my scratchy throat and plugged ears, I lost myself in the story of Danielle, an Austin teacher who shed a remarkable 120 pounds and needed a wardrobe makeover.  Danielle suffered from a what […]

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