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#1 whiteashes

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Posted 21 February 2014 - 10:48 AM

I found an article about the Victoria's Secret Angels, who are so called healthy.  Guess everyone's being fooled by he marketing industry, once again.

 

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I'm so pissed at this.  These girls were my inspirations at the beginning, actually.  They are one of the reasons why I am anorexic.

 

 And then we wonder why so many girls have eating disorders.  If you tell a girl, a VS Angel is healthy and skinny, she'll want to become like her, and soon she'll develop an eating disorder once she realizes that it's impossible to have a healthy weight and BMI and look like one of these girls.  You will never look like that unless you are underweight.  Has appearance become more important than health nowadays?  Apparently, it has.


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 10:58 AM

I mean just by looking at most if them u can tell they are not "healthy"...what worries me is my bmi is lower then most of them..which i never would have ever thought...
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Posted 21 February 2014 - 11:02 AM

Mmmmm models are thin period. Everyone knows this, and yes appearance is way more important these days!!! But it's sad to say I want to look like them, I think they are beautiful. Thanks or sharing I love when people post this kind of stuff :)
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Posted 21 February 2014 - 11:07 AM

What's sad is they're seen as healthy roll models by a lot of people. I don't know if any of you guys are on tumblr but I used to have a fitblr and VSA's are idolized for being "perfectly fit" and "the definition of beauty"
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Posted 21 February 2014 - 11:09 AM

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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:17 PM

I'm not surprised. Most models and such that are touted for having perfect (but healthy!11!11) bodies are pretty much always NOT healthy. It's really a fucked up world we live in. I personally hate Victoria's Secret and all they represent... but I feel that way about pretty much all of the media. C'est la vie.


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:28 PM

I think VS models are better thinspo than emaciated models. I bet they eat a normal amount and over-exercise to get muscle tone like that.. Honestly that's the look I'm going for. Really of course they would be "underweight" according to normal standards, but they certainly don't look like they're on death's door or anything...
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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:36 PM

Oh my gosh, those poor babies :c No one is perfect as this article proves.


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:39 PM

There like basikly soft porn modles. they are not good roll modles befor i new this in my eyes.


but i alswe wondered.

it makes you wonder how many thin peopls realy are bornn thin.
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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:40 PM

I dunno why, but reading that article really disturbed me for some reason.  I dunno if it's just the idea of models being photoshopped and posed to appear larger or because i believed that the VS models were actually 'healthy' role models... :S xoxo


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 01:45 PM

What's sad is they're seen as healthy roll models by a lot of people. I don't know if any of you guys are on tumblr but I used to have a fitblr and VSA's are idolized for being "perfectly fit" and "the definition of beauty"

yeah it is sad.  no one realizes how unhealthy theses girls actually are


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 01:46 PM

I dunno why, but reading that article really disturbed me for some reason.  I dunno if it's just the idea of models being photoshopped and posed to appear larger or because i believed that the VS models were actually 'healthy' role models... :S xoxo

i thought so too! it shocked me because i realized all this time i was trying to become like someone who was sick.  


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 01:48 PM

I think VS models are better thinspo than emaciated models. I bet they eat a normal amount and over-exercise to get muscle tone like that.. Honestly that's the look I'm going for. Really of course they would be "underweight" according to normal standards, but they certainly don't look like they're on death's door or anything...

yeah but it's still as unhealthy and it brings osteoporosis and just because they're heavier than runway models, it doesnt mean that they are healthier.  


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 02:28 PM

This was actually really triggering. My BMI is lower than theirs, but I'm still fat compared to those girls. Makes me worry that I'll never truly be thin no matter how much I lose. :(


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 02:32 PM

I don't really have a different perspective after reading this article....


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 03:00 PM

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Posted 21 February 2014 - 03:06 PM

This really hasn't changed much for me...

I didn't know that bulimia made your jaw bigger? It's muscle and bone, how does that even happen? I can understand swelling but your whole jaw...?

Honestly I still think these women look amazing. I know that people without disorded eating shouldn't be looking at them as idols but the picture on set of allesandra Ambrosio omg she has my dream body.


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 03:09 PM

http://healthyceleb....-statistics/446

interesting. her bmi is underweight.

she is actually one of my favourite models of all time, she's beautiful. but it's weird she is featured on a site promoting health. it scares me that even people without ed's can see underweight as healthy :/

kill me now.

No joke!! I'm 5'9 too and my ugw is 130 I don't think I could ever get to her weight or I'd be in the hospital -_-

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Posted 21 February 2014 - 03:33 PM

It disturbs me that the author keeps calling a BMI of 16-17.9 dangerously underweight. 

I don't think one can be considered "dangerously" underweight until they hit a BMI of like 14.

 

It also disturbs me that my perception of underweight is so distorted. :/


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