I don’t remember the first time I heard it, but the idea is imprinted on my mind: carbs are bad. This mentality prompted me to develop a new set of unhealthy eating habits, while I was trying to get help.
“Since I was 11, I have struggled with trying to figure out who I am and loving myself.”
I figured once I looked better, I would feel better too. But, I didn’t.
“Not About Looks” features two teenage girls from Oakland and their experiences dealing with body image and self confidence.
Positive body image is a big trend in fashion and media right now. But short guys seem to be left out.
I was always proud to be the designated fat boy in the group. So it was hard to see the gains in losing weight.
For some people, picking out an outfit is as simple as throwing on a shirt and putting on a pair of jeans. But 16-year-old Youth Radio Reporter Dani Tarver is not one of them. By 5 o’clock in the morning, she’s already “late” for her daily routine getting ready for school.
We “big” girls have to stay strong, because women’s sports are not going to play themselves.