Friday, March 7, 2008

Body Image

Found the following interesting information on
CSDC's Body Image Page

  • The average woman weighs 144 pounds and wears a size 12...the average model is 5’11" and weighs 117 pounds
  • A moderately active woman should consume between 2,200-2,5000 calories/day
  • In 1950, Marilyn Monroe represented ideal beauty- she wore a size 12
Improve your Body Image (10 listed on the site)

2. I WILL think of 3 reasons why it is ridiculous for me to think that thinner people are happier or better. I WILL repeat these reasons to myself whenever I feel the urge to compare my body shape to someone else’s.