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The Stone Girl

Social Bodies, 'Glee' and Me

Alyssa B. Sheinmel | Posted 02.05.2013 | Teen
Alyssa B. Sheinmel

I'm glad a popular TV show is showing that girls can influence one another into having a body obsession and exacerbate hidden insecurities, all in the name of friendly bonding.

My 'In-Between' Eating Disorder

Alyssa B. Sheinmel | Posted 08.22.2012 | Teen
Alyssa B. Sheinmel

I'm not bulimic, and I wasn't anorexic, because girls with eating disorders are thin. I'm just a girl who desperately wants an eating disorder. I loved eating disorders so much that I wrote my senior thesis about them.