Body image is in the news. There are concerns over the message designers send when they use size zero models and then there is the appearance of plus size models who aren't really plus anything, just different body types. Everyone is obsessed with weight.
Weight is such a personal thing, probably one of the most personal issues a person can have. How we look to others isn't nearly as important as how we look, and more importantly feel, to ourselves. My belief has always been that numbers and sizes are subjective; you are the only one who can make the call about what you want to do or not do about your own weight. Do something or don't do something about it, that is your choice and your decision. No one else should tell you what to do.
Several years ago I came to a conclusion that I had to make a major decision concerning my weight. As I saw it I had two options. Was I going to be happy carrying around thirty extra pounds for the rest of my life? Or was I finally going to deal with losing that weight and keeping it off? Tough choices for a girl who likes to eat. read more...
Causes Kristen Houghton Supports
Kristen Houghton is an advocate for the following charities: ...