Category Archives: Body Image

Every Eight Hours

Today is Spinal Injuries Awareness Day, so no surprise that my own spinal injury is on my mind this morning…. Apparently every eight hours someone suffers a spinal cord injury; in the summer of 1990 I was one of them. … Continue reading

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Quick Interview Link: Within Reach Magazine

An interview with Within Reach magazine, a great online magazine for young people with upper limb deficiency. They produce really well written work and positively promote ability rather than disability. http://withinreachmag.co.uk/2011/04/modelling-with-a-disability-interview-with-shannon-murray/

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Plastic Fantastic? Part II

I read this week that there has been a 70% increase in women turning to plastic surgeons for a labiaplasty, the reduction of the labia; this is a ridiculous concept to previous generations who were never subject to the same … Continue reading

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Plastic Fantastic? Part I

In the office building where I there is a resident dentist with a full service surgery, incredibly convenient for the thousands of employees for check ups, cleaning and repairs; no need to book time off work, just nip down and … Continue reading

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Love Your Body

Whilst I was in the nail bar today I was flicking through one of those celebrity tittle tattle magazines and read an interview with a successful young female soap star. She is a stunning young woman with an amazing looking … Continue reading

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Do Blondes Have More Fun?

(*Shallow & self indulgent post alert!*) Once again I have returned to my roots; that is I’ve dyed my hair back to it’s natural dark brown colour, it’s looking exceptionally dark at the moment, very Wednesday Addams! I decided I … Continue reading

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Hello 2011!

Happy New Year! Wow, it’s 19 January already, where did the first two weeks of 2011 go?! I thought I should do a brief reflection on 2010 for my first entry of 2011, personally it was a fairly frantic year, … Continue reading

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