A Warning to Us All

valeria levitinThis author the blog Citizens of Fashion began subscribing to my  blog here when she read a recent post of mine on the  many discontents we women seem to have concerning   the way we look.

I reposted it here just now. I can tell you it well worth the read.

Valeria Levitin,The World’s Thinnest Woman Campaigns Against Anorexia

Very much worth reading in the light of what young women especially so to themselves in ‘fashion’s name..


I saw Valeria first time by the pool in Monaco,Monte Carlo two years ago.I still remember the shock of that moment… I was mesmerized by the person in front of me or better said “the dead walking ” in front of me… After the shock passed I had the strongest feeling to run to her and hug her,to listen to her story and find a way to help her. Something stopped me…. the idea that maybe she’ll get it wrong,that maybe my reaction could scared her,the person near me, telling me to stop staring at her…. But really how could everybody be so calm and cool like everything was ok when in one corner of the pool was sunbathing the skeletal system from the anatomy class back in school?!Are we so egocentric that we don’t see the suffering around us?!

The story of Valeria came out in the media at the end…

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