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Bathing Suit Season

Lessons on Bathing Suits From a Little Girl in Lycra

Sarah Chang | Posted 07.15.2014 | Parents
Sarah Chang

When I first found out Gemma was a girl, I made a conscious promise to abandon any body image issues -- or at least confine them to my own mind. I certainly didn't want to pass that type of negativity on to my girl. And now, with two daughters, it's a goal that's even more poignant

The Promise I'm Making For Next Summer

Meryl Branch-McTiernan | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Meryl Branch-McTiernan

Like guests at a Passover Seder promising "next year in Israel," I promise next summer in a bikini. It's been a few years since I accepted that my stomach, once a sculpted stone, had dissolved into a bag of sand, and I felt more comfortable at the beach diverting attention elsewhere.

10 Tips to Get You Through Bathing Suit Season

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 09.07.2013 | Women
Debbie Gisonni

It's not the color, the design, the type or the shape of a bathing suit that bothers women. It's their body in that color, design, type or shape of bathing suit that bothers them.

WATCH: All You Need Is A Mat For This 'Summer Slim Down'

Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living

The official beginning of summer means one terrifying thing: It's bathing suit season. It can be enough to strike fear into the heart of even the most...

Carbohydrates For Weight Loss?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

One trivial but still agonizing stress of the season is going into a dressing room with a handful of bathing suits. Moans and gasps reverberate off the walls as customers take the first real look at their bodies since Christmas.