College student hits back at FEMALE body-shamers who claim women ‘over 200lbs’ can’t wear bikinis or crop tops by donning those exact items in a series of selfies Read more:

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Sara Petty, 20, took to Twitter to post photos of herself wearing a crop top, a bikini, booty shorts, and leggings to inspire girls to wear what they want
Each photo features tweets from body-shamers who claim that women who weigh 200lbs or more shouldn’t wear certain items of clothing
The student at Bowling Green State University in Ohio pointed out that all of the cruel tweets she found were from other women
By ERICA TEMPESTA FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
PUBLISHED: 23:29 GMT, 18 March 2016 | UPDATED: 02:57 GMT, 19 March 2016

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A young woman has hit back at online body-shamers who say women of a certain size shouldn’t bare their midriffs or wear curve-hugging bottoms by sharing a series of photos of herself proudly modeling all of those pieces.
Sara Petty, a 20-year-old student at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, took to Twitter to post snapshots of herself wearing a crop top, a bikini, booty shorts, and leggings alongside a series of nasty tweets that claim women who are ‘over 200lbs’ shouldn’t be wearing those items.
‘Girls: Wear whatever the hell you want,’ she captioned all four selfies.
Take that! Sara Petty has shut down body-shamers who claim women of a certain size shouldn’t bare their midriffs or wear form-fitting bottoms by sharing photos of herself proudly modeling all of those pieces
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Take that! Sara Petty has shut down body-shamers who claim women of a certain size shouldn’t bare their midriffs or wear form-fitting bottoms by sharing photos of herself proudly modeling all of those pieces
Making a point: The 20-year-old student at Bowling Green State University in Ohio paired each photo with cruel tweets she found on Twitter, although they weren’t directed at her

Making a point: The 20-year-old student at Bowling Green State University in Ohio paired each photo with cruel tweets she found on Twitter, although they weren’t directed at her
Sara was inspired to create the empowering Twitter post after she saw an online bully say that women who weigh 200lbs shouldn’t wear bikinis, and during a quick search, she found many tweets featuring similar messages.
Although the tweets she found weren’t aimed directly at her, she decided to fight their cruel messages by happily snapping photos of herself wearing all of the pieces people said curvy women shouldn’t wear.
In one of the images, Sara can be smiling at the camera as she poses in a paisley bikini top and teal bottoms.
Next to the selfie are pictures of three quotes from other women, including one from a Twitter user named Stephanie, which reads: ‘Please don’t wear a bikini if you’re 200 plus pounds. Thanks.’
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Be proud: ‘Girls: Wear whatever the hell you want,’ Sara captioned the series of four images

Be proud: ‘Girls: Wear whatever the hell you want,’ Sara captioned the series of four images
Girl on girl crime: The blogger, who is studying public relations, pointed out that all of the cruel comments had come from other women

Girl on girl crime: The blogger, who is studying public relations, pointed out that all of the cruel comments had come from other women
‘If you’re 200lbs, maybe a bikini isn’t for you,’ a woman named Tasha tweeted in 2014, using a smile face and bikini emojis.
Sara shared similar tweets alongside a photo of herself happily wearing a sunny yellow crop top and black leggings.
A woman named Audra once cruelly tweeted: ‘Sorry, but if you are over 200lbs, you shouldn’t be trying to fit your fat a** in a crop top. You cannot pull it off.’
‘You [are] over 200 pounds and got the audacity to wear a crop top…’ someone else wrote.
Life lesson: Sara said she hopes her message shows other women that they need to support each other

Life lesson: Sara said she hopes her message shows other women that they need to support each other
Sara posted this picture after a man laughed about her weight, writing: I’m sorry your life consists of trying to make women feel bad about themselves and that my life consists of being strong and beautiful’

Sara posted this picture after a man laughed about her weight, writing: I’m sorry your life consists of trying to make women feel bad about themselves and that my life consists of being strong and beautiful’
Feeling proud: In September, Sara tweeted these photos of herself that were taken after two weeks of working out

Feeling proud: In September, Sara tweeted these photos of herself that were taken after two weeks of working out
Sara, who writes about issues affecting millennials for Odyssey, pointed out that all of the vicious tweets she shared alongside her photos were from other women.
‘Girls, stop tearing other girls down. Empower one another!’ she commented on her post.
Since it was posted on March 8, Sara’s message and snapshots have been retweeted more than 72,000 times, and many have praised her for standing up to online bullies.
‘It’s so sad that all of the tweets are from girls about girls,’ one young woman named Laurita wrote.
Pump it up: Sara often takes to social media to share snaps of herself after a workout to show off her results

Pump it up: Sara often takes to social media to share snaps of herself after a workout to show off her results

Pump it up: Sara often takes to social media to share snaps of herself after a workout to show off her results
Great group: Sarah is a member of CHAARG , an organization that helps college-aged girls develop a passion for health and fitness

Great group: Sarah is a member of CHAARG , an organization that helps college-aged girls develop a passion for health and fitness
Ellaria Sand added: ‘It’s a pity that us women are so unsure of our bodies that we need to criticize anyone who isn’t just to feel better with ourselves.’
Meanwhile, Resa responded: ‘You look beautiful on every single picture up there. What’s wrong with people?’
Sarah is also a member of CHAARG, an organization that helps college-aged girls develop a passion for health and fitness, and she often posts photos of working out or showing off her progress.
The blogger told the Huffington Post that she hopes her message will help women realize that they need to start supporting other women – not tear them down.
‘We have a lot going against us as women, we don’t need other women against us, too,’ she said. ‘I also hope that girls are able to separate who they are from the number that shows up on the scale.’
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What it’s really like to be a teenager today: Sex, smoking and drinking plummet – and a QUARTER of 15-year-old girls are on a diet Read more:

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Number of teenagers who smoke fell from 24% 17% over 5 years
And those drinking at least once a week fell from 21% to 13%
Majority – 80% of children – reported they were highly satisfied with life
But girls were more likely to have multiple health issues every week
By MADLEN DAVIES FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 14:44 GMT, 15 March 2016 | UPDATED: 17:26 GMT, 15 March 2016
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The number of children who smoke or drink alcohol has plummeted over five years, a new report has revealed.
A Europe-wide survey of schoolchildren, by the World Health Organisation, found the proportion of 15-year-olds smoking and drinking fell ‘significantly’.
There was also a marked decline in teenagers at this age reporting having sex.
The report also illuminated stark differences in teenagers’ mental health when it came to gender, with girls more stressed, depressed and likely to think they are fat than boys.
In fact, it found one in four 15-year-old girls are on a diet or taking some form of action to lose weight.
Researchers also said teenagers from poorer background had poorer mental and physical health, and lacked support from family and friends.
The number of children who smoke or drink alcohol has plummeted over five years, a new report has revealed

The number of children who smoke or drink alcohol has plummeted over five years, a new report has revealed
Map shows the percentage of 15-year-old boys reporting they are highly satisfied with their lives. Rates were high in Iceland, Finland and Lithuania and lower in Macedonia

Map shows the percentage of 15-year-old boys reporting they are highly satisfied with their lives. Rates were high in Iceland, Finland and Lithuania and lower in Macedonia
In most countries across Europe, there were fewer girls reporting high life satisfaction than boys. Albania is the only country where 90 per cent of girls report being happy with their lives

In most countries across Europe, there were fewer girls reporting high life satisfaction than boys. Albania is the only country where 90 per cent of girls report being happy with their lives
The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study was carried out in 2013/14 asked children a range of questions about their eating and exercise habits, their mental health and body image and their use of alcohol, cigarettes and cannabis.
Their answers were compared the results to the last survey, carried out in 2009/10.
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The new research found:
The proportion of 15-year-olds who reported having a first cigarette at the age of 13 or younger fell from 24 per cent to 17 per cent.
The reduction reported among girls – 22 per cent to 13 per cent – was larger than that among boys – 26 per cent to 22 per cent.
The proportion of 15-year-olds reporting weekly drinking fell from 21 per cent to 13 per cent.
The proportion of 15-year-olds who report having been drunk at least twice fell from 32 per cent to 22 per cent.
Boys are more likely to drink regularly than girls, but the gender gap has reduced in recent years.
Cannabis use varies by country, with 29 per cent of boys in Estonia, France and Switzerland smoking to 0 per cent of girls in Armenia.
Map shows the proportion of 15-year-old boys reporting multiple health complaints at least once a week in different countries across Europe. They are much less likely than girls to report health issues

Map shows the proportion of 15-year-old boys reporting multiple health complaints at least once a week in different countries across Europe. They are much less likely than girls to report health issues
Teenagers are less likely to report having sexual intercourse – down from 29 per cent to 24 per cent for boys and from 23 per cent to 17 per cent for girls since 2009/10.
Boys are more likely to report having had sex than girls, though girls report it more commonly than boys in England and Wales, the study found.
It also looked at bullying, and found the prevalence was around 12 per cent for boys and 10 per cent for girls, with boys more likely to be bullied and to bully others.
Despite this, the majority – 80 per cent of the children – reported generally high rates of life satisfaction.
In Italy, Bulgaria and Malta, 60 per cent or more of girls say they suffer from multiple health complaints more than once a week. Even in Austria and Finland, the countries with the lowest rates of reported health issues, at least 20 – 30 per cent of girls said they had a weekly problem

In Italy, Bulgaria and Malta, 60 per cent or more of girls say they suffer from multiple health complaints more than once a week. Even in Austria and Finland, the countries with the lowest rates of reported health issues, at least 20 – 30 per cent of girls said they had a weekly problem
Across Europe, less than 40 per cent of boys believe they are overweight in every country except Wales

Across Europe, less than 40 per cent of boys believe they are overweight in every country except Wales
European girls are vastly more likely than boys to report thinking they are overweight than boys. In Scotland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria at least half of girls believe they are too fat

European girls are vastly more likely than boys to report thinking they are overweight than boys. In Scotland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria at least half of girls believe they are too fat
Yet the report revealed stark differences between the genders, with girls reporting poorer mental health than boys.
And they may feel less able to speak to their parents about their worries, the report found.
Across Europe, the majority of teenagers said they had good relationships with their parents, but reported that communication and support declines with age, particularly for girls.
Researchers found:
By the age of 15, one in five girls describe their health as fair or poor, while half experience multiple health complaints more than once every week
Boys are more likely to be overweight or obese than girls, yet girls are more likely to think that they are fat; this increases with age from 26 per cent at age 11 to 43 per cent by age 15.
One in four 15-year-old girls are on a diet or taking some form of action to lose weight.
The number of 15-year-old boys who report having had sex fell since 2009/10. In Greece, Albania, Macedonia and Romania, 30 per cent or more of boys said they had engaged in intercourse

The number of 15-year-old boys who report having had sex fell since 2009/10. In Greece, Albania, Macedonia and Romania, 30 per cent or more of boys said they had engaged in intercourse
Fewer girls reported they had engaged in intercourse across Europe. Wales was the country with the highest proportion, with at least 30 per cent saying they have had sex

Fewer girls reported they had engaged in intercourse across Europe. Wales was the country with the highest proportion, with at least 30 per cent saying they have had sex
While boys were more likely to exercise, girls had better eating habits.
By the age of 15 only 29 per cent of boys eat fruit daily compared to 37 per cent of 15-year-old girls.
Levels of physical activity remain low, with only 25 per cent of 11-year-olds and just 16 per cent of 15-year-olds meeting current guidelines.
Other aspects of the report revealed overall life satisfaction decreases slightly as children grow older and that those from lower-income families generally report lower levels of satisfaction.
Data collected for the study are based on surveys completed by thousands of young people.
Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, said: ‘Health behaviours and social habits and attitudes acquired in the critical second decade of a young person’s life can carry on into adulthood and affect the entire life-course.
‘A good start can last a lifetime. Despite considerable advances in adolescent health, such as the welcome reduction in adolescent smoking, many still face huge inequities.
‘Girls and children from lower-income families consistently report poorer physical and mental health and lower rates of physical activity than boys and children from more affluent families, for example.
‘The data in the HBSC study point us to interventions that can narrow this gap and support the development of positive, lifelong health behaviours.’
The WHO report covers 42 countries in Europe and North America.
The results were analysed by 340 researchers supported by the International Coordinating Centre at St Andrews University in Scotland and the Data Management Centre at the University of Bergen in Norway.
Dr Jo Inchley, HBSC International Coordinator and lead editor of the report, said: ‘The findings highlight large gender disparities in health, which emerge or worsen during the adolescent years.
‘While girls are more likely to eat fruit and vegetables and brush their teeth than boys, they report more negative self-perceptions and poorer mental well-being.
‘Boys are generally more physically active but also more likely to engage in risky behaviours.’
‘Young people from more disadvantaged backgrounds not only report lower levels of health-promoting behaviours and poorer health outcomes but also have fewer social assets such as support from family and friends.’
Boys were less likely than girls to report they could rely on their friends for guidance. In Ukraine, less than 40 per cent of boys said they felt highly supported by their peers

Boys were less likely than girls to report they could rely on their friends for guidance. In Ukraine, less than 40 per cent of boys said they felt highly supported by their peers
Switzerland and Hungary were the countries with the most girls feeling supported by friends, while Ukraine was the country with the least

Switzerland and Hungary were the countries with the most girls feeling supported by friends, while Ukraine was the country with the least
GIRLS IN ENGLAND ‘RARELY CONFIDE IN THEIR MOTHERS’
Hundrds of thousands of teenage girls are unhappy, worried about their body image – yet failing to confide in their own mothers, a report reveals.
Half of 15-year-olds think they are too fat and another 29 per cent admit they aren’t very satisfied with their lives.
A third have been drunk at least twice – significantly more than boys of the same age – and a quarter have already had sex.
One in four 15-year-old girls are on a diet or taking some form of action to lose weight, the report found

One in four 15-year-old girls are on a diet or taking some form of action to lose weight, the report found
The World Health Organisation’s findings also reveal that teenage girls in England are more unhappy and distanced from their parents than those in other Western countries.
Nearly three quarters said they were pressurised by school work – the fourth highest out of 44 countries in the developed world.
Another 28 per cent said they didn’t find it easy to talk to their mothers – the eighth worst – while 57 per cent don’t eat evening meals with their parents.
And England is one of the few countries where 15 year old girls are more likely to have been drunk than boys of the same age.
Some 31 per cent had been intoxicated at least twice compared to 25 per cent of boys.
Dr Hayley van Zwanenberg, child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Priory Group, which provides mental health services said: ‘Life can be very challenging for today’s 15-year-olds who have a huge amount on their plates; academic pressure, peer pressure to engage in activities for which they’re not emotionally ready, body image issues exacerbated by slim ‘perfected’ images on the internet, and all the hormonal issues that go with puberty.
‘They often have low self-esteem and feel they are lost and without a future.
‘Teenagers need their parents more than ever. Fifteen-year-olds may not think they can communicate with their mothers or fathers, but having an adult confidant who can validate how they are feeling but keep things in perspective is a really protective factor.’
Norman Wells, of the Family Education Trust charity said: ‘At a point in their lives when many young people are subject to considerable pressure to experiment with sex, alcohol and drugs, it is vital that parents make every effort to maintain a good relationship with their children and go out of their way to keep the lines of communication open.”
‘The findings that a third of 15 year-old girls in Britain have been drunk on two or more occasions and that almost a quarter have had underage sex suggests a lack of parental supervision and a corresponding restlessness on the part of young people.’

 

Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Engaged

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1. You will be as nervous as you are excited. Sure, you thought through the whole “I wanna spend the rest of my life with this person” thing and in theory, it sounded great, but when marriage is actually on the table, so are other major decisions like joint bank accounts, last name changes, and IDK, babies? Most likely you’re marrying someone you’ve already discussed these things with, but it’s normal to get nervous about the reality of it all.

2. You and your soul mate will fight vehemently about where Cousin #4 should sit and other totally unimportant things. It’s funny because you guys, like, never fight and you’re, like, such a team, but there’s something about the seat placement of weirdo relatives that really brings out an aggressive passion in you that you never knew existed. You will laugh about these fights one day.

3. Not every bride has her Say Yes to the Dress moment. In fact, nine out of 10 brides do not have a Kleinfeld’s fairy godmother to help them and a deep-rooted emotional breakdown when they put on The Dress. There are so many places to find a wedding dress (including online options), it can be overwhelming. Chances are the dress you wear on your wedding day will not be the first one you tried on — it will be the 25th and part of you will be like, “Oh, thank god this is over.”

4. You know weddings are expensive, but you spend most of your money within the last three months. And while it may be a relief to put a deposit down on the most perfect band in the world, check that off your list, and forget about it, April will hit and you’ll have to actually pay the rest of that sum. As well as the photographer’s fees, wedding planner’s, caterer’s, etc., etc. Remember this in the early days.

5. You get a mother- and father-in-law the second you get a ring. And your second set of parents’ opinions matter. Are you really going to get snippy with the woman who birthed your #soulmate and will host you for Thanksgiving for the next 30 years about playing one Barry Manilow song at the reception? It’s not worth it, fam.

6. Instagram won’t melt your phone from the inside if you don’t post a ring selfie within half an hour of this huge milestone. A newly married friend told me, “Someone’s reaction in real life to you getting engaged is more priceless than a like on Insta.” She’s right. My fiancé and I spent four hours at dinner after we got engaged because we were checking the picture we posted immediately every three seconds. I wouldn’t change a thing about that night, but I wish I’d spent more of the next day ~basking~ in it instead of marveling at how popular I was on Facebook.

 

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7. A delayed honeymoon might be a good idea. After the roller coaster kinda rush that is getting married, the morning after (and all the Floridian cousins who’ll be around for it) might get lost in the mix. I’m told that day is lovely and full of love, and so is the week proceeding it. Though you might not know anyone who hasn’t gone away the second she’s married, consider it.

8. Though you’ve checked off all items in the nine- to 12-month category of your to-do list, you should check off ~*tOgEthEr TiMe*~ too. So much of your engagement is defined by checklists and “priorities” that it’s easy to get madder than Leo on pre-2016 Oscars night when your person didn’t create a set list like he or she was supposed to. Instead of being mad he didn’t do it, open all the wine and play all the songs together one night. Make the only 14 months you’re ever engaged full of Merlot-tinted happy memories.

9. Some people don’t want to talk about your wedding :). Believe it or not, some people don’t even want to get married at all! Good thing you are more than your wedding or your future husband, and have plenty of interesting things to talk about that don’t involve what gorgeous floral arrangements you saw on Pinterest last week. If you’re literally dying/dead over these flowers, call your mom. She wants to talk about this always.

10. Your fiancé might have an opinion too! Most women go into their engagements thinking they’ll have to plan everything or it won’t get done. That might sometimes be the case, but your wedding is 50 percent about whoever you’re marrying too. If he cares enough to speak up about not having five Justin Bieber songs on the set list, let that be his contribution. It’s one less thing for you to worry about anyway.

11. Being engaged is cool but being married is the point. It’s probably going to hail golf balls on your wedding day and your Rustic Burlap Centerpieces will be swept away. W.H.A.T.E.V.E.R. The perfect wedding doesn’t exist, nor does the perfect man. If you refused to settle for anything less, you’d never get married in the first place. But you’ll have a kickass wedding and you’ve got the coolest person you know — that’s what matters.

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