Local vet fires back on Facebook after being told: ‘have some respect’
Jun14

Local vet fires back on Facebook after being told: ‘have some respect’

When Rebecca Hayes came out to her car on Monday after shopping at the Coddle Creek Harris Teeter, she discovered a note criticizing her for parking in a spot reserved for veterans. “This parking is for Veterans, lady,” it began. “Learn to read and have some respect.” Rebecca Hayes, WBTV Hayes, a Concord resident, is in fact a veteran of the U.S. Navy. In response, she turned to social media. She shared a captioned photo of the note...

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Lisa Lampanelli and Celebrity Weight Loss
Jun22

Lisa Lampanelli and Celebrity Weight Loss

Celebrity weight loss is constantly at the forefront of media. Newest on the list of celebrity members of the “fit club”  is stand up comedian Lisa Lampanelli. A Yahoo! Inc article proclaims Though she’s happy at her current size, after a radical weight loss (formerly weighing 248 pounds), Lampanelli doesn’t fancy the word ‘beautiful in her vocabulary. She does know that stacking herself next to others isn’t productive and...

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Linda Bacon Says You Can Be Healthy at Every Size
Aug27

Linda Bacon Says You Can Be Healthy at Every Size

Health at Every Size is not just a book by PhD and author, Linda Bacon. It’s a medical and dietary movement across America. With three major components, Self-Acceptance, Normalized Eating, and Physical Activity, it encourages a healthy lifestyle with less emphasis on body shape and size. Behind the movement is Linda Bacon, who authored the book, Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth about Your Weight (review coming soon!)....

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Odessa Cozzolino, Founder of My Body Gallery, Wants more from Women!
Aug17

Odessa Cozzolino, Founder of My Body Gallery, Wants more from Women!

OK, so it’s no secret that we LOVE the idea behind MyBodyGallery.com. But, you know who else is pretty awesome, herself? Odessa Cozzolino, founder and owner of My Body Gallery is! After we wrote our article about the site, we got a chance to actually sit and talk with this AMAZING and groundbreaking bold woman. Cozzolino is all about real women, just like we are! “When women can see other women’s real bodies and...

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My Body Gallery: What Real Women Look Like
Aug15

My Body Gallery: What Real Women Look Like

So, there we are driving home and we hear the most AWESOME thing on the car radio. 101.9 FM News in New York gave us a little glimpse into one of the coolest websites EVER, www.mybodygallery.com. The main premise of the site is that it’s a plug in center for women who want to see what others their shape and size look like. The whole idea is that we spend too much time examining what we think is wrong with us when looking into a...

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