Body Image


The view inside and out



Eww… gross Taylor… what are you drinking?  It looks like throw up.

It’s a cleanse drink – like totally the latest thing, Nicki.  It’s healthy and you lose weight.

 Lose weight?  You?  Seriously, Taylor? If anything, you need to gain weight.

 Wow, really? You think so?  Thanks.

Um, I think that drink may be affecting your brain, Taylor.

Oh whatever, Nicki. I don’t really care as long as it keeps me thin.  You know what they say, “You can never be too rich or too thin.”


Who’s “they” Taylor?  Because we totally disagree with that statement.  You can be too thin. Being too thin has some serious health effects, including death.  Looks like you need to stick around for a little discussion on body image, because if you are trying crazy things like that throw-up drink to lose weight, you may be on your way to an eating disorder (which we cover in a different section but they are very closely linked).  In this section we will cover:

 


Body image is a huge issue among young teens today and given that you are drinking that throw-up concoction, Taylor, you may just want to stick around and hear what we have to say.  You might end up feeling a bit differently about your body… and that drink.

 

Post question: How do you feel about your body?

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