Champers Salon in Fleetwood is cutting hair for a cause on Thursday, March 21 - and it doesn't matter if you have a buzz cut, a pompadour or anything in between.
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LAUGHING MATTER: Yours truly, along with Great Canadian Casino's Howard Blank, hosted the Vancouver TheatreSports League's Grapes of Laugh fundraiser. Highlights included a wine tasting, a silent and live auction and laugh-out-loud performances by veteran VTSL actors. Proceeds supported the 33-year-old little-arts-organization-that-could and its community outreach and education programs.
It started in junior high, when she decided to become a vegetarian. Nothing to send up any red flags, since many people cut meat from their diet out of a concern for animal welfare; but for Amy Candido, it was the first step on a slippery slope to an eating disorder that would completely take over her life.
WHEN Rachel McHollister attended this past season's Vancouver Fashion Week, she was pleased to see models who looked healthy and not rail-thin.
It's a growing phenomenon among young adults: they skimp out on food at dinner in order to save space and reserve calories for alcohol during a night of binge drinking.
A reader sent me an email last week with a pointed and important criticism about my Feb. 10 article, "Do you train or exercise?"
A veteran bodybuilder, Linda Cusmano says she has never met a female competitor who developed an eating disorder after joining the circuit. But it's more than common to meet women who come to bodybuilding and fitness pageantry having already lived with disordered eating, she said.