This morning, another example of the insane lengths some women will go to in the quest for a better body: A woman in Florida had “Fix-a-Flat” tire sealant, cement and mineral oil injected into her buttocks, in an attempt to get that coveted Kim Kardashian booty on the cheap. More
Topic: cosmetic surgery death
Actress Camryn Manheim (The Practice) had a one-woman show called “Wake Up! I’m Fat!”, a title I’ve always loved. It’s not that I think people should start eating pizza and cakes in record numbers; I just love the sentiment that, hey, guess what, we’re not robots or fitness models. We’re human, we’re flawed, and sometimes we gain weight. We’re not oblivious to our imperfections. We’re dealing with them. We know when we’re past the point of healthy and we’re doing the best we can, but laying more insecurity and shame on our bodies is the last thing we need. If only the women in this liposuction study could have seen Manheim’s one-woman show, because it seems all they want to hear is “thinspirational” notions, rather than the facts: liposuction is a temporary form of weight-loss, and the fat comes back.
Another woman has died, as have women before her, after undergoing plastic surgery. When will this madness stop? Other women haven’t died, but have had to live with disfiguring complications from surgeries that have gone wrong or were done by … More