“I think eating disorders are often about perfection, an unrealistic idea of how we should look.”
Doctors with just a couple of hours’ training in eating disorders are leaving anorexics feeling under pressure to get thinner to receive help, experts have warned.
Supermodel du jour, Kate Moss, was giving an interview to fashion mag WDD when she famously cited “Nothing looks as good as skinny feels” as one of her life mottos. Well now discount retailer, B&M Stores, has been branded ‘disgusting’ and ‘irresponsible’ for stocking bathroom scales with the exact same slogan emblazoned across them. The faux-pas was spotted by Rachel May Shelvin who posted a message to Facebook accusing the store of triggering anxieties associated with anorexia and calling for them to be removed.
Gripping her medal in one hand and smiling proudly into the camera, Hannah Pattie posts a selfie to Instagram to celebrate completing her latest marathon. Trapped in a starve/binge eating cycle, Hannah never imagined she’d manage to overturn her negative body demons, let alone go on to become a fitness model.