If you didn’t read this post about Diesel’s “Be Stupid” campaign over at WeAretheRealDeal today, you absolutely need to. (OK, well, I recommend it ;))

I commented plenty in the comments so no editorializing here … but you just have to read it– and visit the campaign’s website — to see why this is such an outrage. Continue reading “OMFG”


Today’s the Day

FYI: This post also is running at

February is just around the corner, and aside from being known as the month that includes Valentine’s Day, it is also American Heart Month.

As body image advocates, we know that when we take good care of our bodies – in particular, our hearts – we, in turn, feel good about ourselves. It’s a win-win scenario.

And while the topics discussed here at WeAretheRealDeal run the gamut from diet and weight loss to size acceptance, one thing I think we can all agree on is that we want every woman to feel good in her own skin. Continue reading “Today’s the Day”

New Book Tells Women to Stop Fretting About Their Health

My latest blog post at Check it out here or after the jump.

Continue reading “New Book Tells Women to Stop Fretting About Their Health”