Fitness mom talks about the time she was insecure about her body with its stretch marks and how her husband helped her overcome these feelings.
“I decided to do the hair-dyeing element to make it more fun and interactive for the students that were contributing,” teacher John Sigmon tells Yahoo Beauty.
The young woman, who posts as DisregardThisOrDont, wrote of her journey through addiction to recovery, "I realized the only way to get help is to ask."
Among the inspiring scenes at the Boston Marathon was a veteran with a prosthetic leg carrying a woman across the finish line.
This mom is blowing us away with her newfound physical — and emotional — strength.
A little girl who suffers from alopecia and lost all her hair got the chance to celebrate “Crazy Hair Day” at school — with a twist.
Ireland Baldwin makes looking good look easy — but that doesn’t mean she’s immune to personal insecurities and struggles with self-acceptance.
Since the birth of her son three months ago, Pink has been candid about her struggle against obesity, despite logging serious time at the gym.
Kortney Olson has the world’s deadliest thighs. Kortney Olson, the woman with the “world’s deadliest thighs,” isn’t afraid to show off her strength, or her cellulite. Amid videos of her crushing watermelons and pumpkins between her legs, the Instagram star and founder of Grrrl Clothing, a sportswear company that embraces all body types and aims to empower women with its “Grrrl Army,” shared a photo embracing her cellulite.
Beauty queen Victoria Graham, who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, proudly shows her surgery scars. Victoria Graham is much more than just a pretty face. The 22-year-old Maryland college student, who was crowned Miss Frostburg in October (a local title associated with the Miss America Organization), is on a mission to raise awareness about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) — a rarely diagnosed genetic condition that affects connective tissue in the skin, joints, and blood vessels.
"My greatest wish for you, my daughters, is that as you grow into women who will love who you are in a way that makes not only you but your daughters and friends feel empowered in the same way."
Miss Pennsylvania USA, Cassandra Angst, opened up about her history with eating disorders. Many models cite their troubling industry as a source of body image issues. The impossible standards that models are expected to uphold from a young age take a toll, often resulting in eating disorders and low self-esteem.
Last month, Crabbe posted a side-by-side photo comparison of herself, embracing her weight gain and sharing how proud of it she was, because it represented the self-love that she had gained along the way. In a new Instagram post, Crabbe shut down body-shaming comments in the caption of two side-by-side photos of herself, one from when she was thinner, and one more recent photo of herself.
A mom got a tattoo to symbolize her strength after coping with postpartum depression. Postpartum Progress, a national nonprofit blog that offers information and support for pregnant women and new mothers who have postpartum depression (PPD) and other mental illnesses related to pregnancy and childbirth, posted a raw and heartfelt story on its Facebook page from a #WarriorMom. Lucy McEwen, a mother of two who came across the organization during a dark period in her life after her first child was born, recently headed to a tattoo parlor to receive her first body art.
An Egyptian woman, Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, weighs about 1,100 pounds and is believed to be the world’s heaviest woman. She had not left her house in 25 years before a trip to Mumbai, India, for bariatric surgery.
Christie Begnell illustrated her inner thoughts to show people how anorexia feels. After a bad breakup at 19, Christie Begnell’s depression spiraled into suicidal thoughts, and she started to use food as a coping mechanism. Christie Begnell was dangerously ill.