CommunityBrowse groupsBlogEtiquetteInvite Your friendsSuccess Stories


Model Diet

Cigarettes and diet they really do this?

Fri. Apr 25, 3:48pm

Add comment  
when i was anorexic these were 2 of my 4 food groups - the other 2 were egg whites and ephedrine.

Friday, April 25, 2008, 3:52 PM

Add comment
Oh wow...I am a smoker, and it really suppresses my appetite, so I can see how it would be easy to just have a cig and a diet soda and be done with it.

Friday, April 25, 2008, 3:54 PM

Add comment
I had a girlfriend (we are no longer friends) that lived off of cigarettes, Diet Coke, coffee, and bags of frozen vegetables. I used to think she was glamorous because she was so thin and always looked good. But then I started noticing the bad skin, the dark gums, the un-toned body. I started noticing her binge eating and erratic behavior. She refuses to change and says that you only live once and should look good doing it. I know now that she is unhealthy and heading for a lot of trouble...she is getting married soon and wants to have kids...she's in for a rude awakening.

Saturday, April 26, 2008, 3:22 AM

Add comment
Quite an inspiration for young girls. Eek.

Saturday, April 26, 2008, 12:10 PM

Add comment
healthy is good - that is not healthy

well check out isabelle here.

I am a guy and I can say she looks awful, she ate like that and looks much worse than being 50 lbs overweight - very unhealthy / unattractive looking. terrible really - at least try 800 healthy calories a day or your goal is not actually looking good.

I know she is recovering now but...gross !

Monday, April 28, 2008, 11:52 AM

Add comment
I find it interesting that PP chooses to focus on Isabelle's appearance rather than her health. Small wonder that women are driven to any extreme to look the way they think they should.

Monday, April 28, 2008, 12:11 PM

Add comment
ahem.. pp read back - that was a GUY

Monday, April 28, 2008, 12:21 PM

Add comment

what a strange comment 12:11. Not sure I understand you. Also pretty sure you didn't understand me.

She is so skeletal it is shocking. you would have to be blind not to focus on her radically unhealthy appearance if you saw her, yet this is what many people think is attractive to people...thus the diet coke and cigarette approach which is even worse. I am just saying that it is not, so if you think that is your goal and you are eating four cornflakes and a square of chocolate like Izzie here, you are mistaken about what you are doing making you attractive.

I tried to eat 1050 healthy calories for a while and it was not the most healthy for me because of the amount of exercise I do, but only for a little while to slim down at the end for four weeks, but I wouldn't do it again because I really lost some muscle. What the OP is talking about is just totally dumb - IF you were going to go HARDCORE low on calories you could do like 800 of really healthy and nourishing stuff, but never diet coke and cigarettes. That is how "models" die:

- to answer the OP's actual question - I really think very few models would actually follow that because they would look like crap and models are usually vain enough not to want to die or look awful.


Monday, April 28, 2008, 2:14 PM

Add comment
I realized it was a guy posting about Isabelle. My point is that this woman, like many other women, went to extremes to make herself look a certain way and still probably never felt it was good enough. Then a man comes along and posts about how disgustingly unattractive she looks (called her unattractive, said she looked awful, called her "gross.") Even in this, when she is obviously very sick and very distressed and needing help, even in this she is STILL judged first on her appearance. As long as women are judged first and foremost on their looks, some will continue to have these problems with self-image and going to unhealthy extremes to achieve a certain look.

No, it doesn't look pretty and a healthy person can realize that. These women are obviously not healthy in mind and body, but it's not totally their fault.

Monday, April 28, 2008, 4:46 PM

Add comment

Are you even reading my posts?

I'm sorry, but your whole concept that men could stop judging on appearance is fatally flawed - we are totally hard wired that way. That will NEVER change. Even our wives know that...

The thing is - it isn't us. A guy being naturally highly interested in a woman's physical attractiveness isn't creating anorexia - it is the fashion magazines and other women and our hyper materialist visual culture that tell them that they should look a certain way that guys wouldn't even find attractive. most guys are not yelling at women to lose weight - we aren't that stupid - it really isn't us saying.

yes I am "judging" her appearance - because it tells me she has considerable mental illness - pitiable - yes - wrong for me to notice and point out to you ladies out there that guys DO NOT even like that look - nope.

What do YOU say is more to blame here:
-my natural (natural and generally benign) interest in looks
-a mega billion dollar fashion industry that screams "THIN!" all day and night ? ?

Monday, April 28, 2008, 5:04 PM

Add comment

Explore Related Articles
Weight Loss Motivation   Sustainable Weight Loss
Weight Lifting    Hypnosis and Weight Loss
Emotional Eating   Help Losing Weight
Free Weight Loss Program   Weight Watchers Points  NutriSystem
How To Change Anything

Related Content:

How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight


How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer

How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources


Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner


Preventive Health

How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition

New Diet and Fitness Articles:

Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program

Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:

Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule

Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions

Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?

Everyday Weight Loss Tips

How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge