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FREEZE! POLICE!!




Trigger warning for:  Just about everything that may cause you to want to pull a trigger, or trigger feelings about body issues.      FREEZE! (it’s the fat) POLICE!!! I was driving off to my beloved Lake Merritt to meet with … Continue reading

05. December 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES®, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , | 2 comments

Practice Practice Practice!




Trigger Warning:  Discussion of Eating Disorders and Halloween Candy   None of us were born with a negative body image nor did it develop over night. So assuming we can instantaneously fix it just because we decide  to feel better … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, End Fat Talk, Guilt Free, HAES®, Love Your Body Day, Size Acceptance, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM!




DATELINE:  October 21, 2013:  JOIN OUR CRUSADE! In March, 2011, I wrote a blog post for Eating Disorders Online entitled, Dear Michelle, about Michelle Obama’sLet’s Move Campaign.  In my article, I referenced  Paul Campos’ piece in the Daily Beast where … Continue reading

21. October 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES®, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

BEDAzzled!




I just returned from presenting at the BEDA conference in Bethesda, Maryland.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with BEDA it is the Binge Eating Disorders Association and was founded by Chevese Turner in June, 2008 with the organization’s … Continue reading

15. March 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders | Tags: , , , , | 6 comments

The Circle Game*




“And the seasons they go round and round…” As spring approaches I find myself thinking about the cyclical nature of life.  This isn’t very deep or profound; the circular pattern of the seasons is a topic of contemplation, poetry, and … Continue reading

03. March 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Size Acceptance | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

Let’s Talk Turkey (Crosspost to the FFF Website)




I know I know two blogs from me two days in a row…I promise there won’t be another one for a couple of weeks now! But indulgence is part of the theme of this time of year, so please indulge … Continue reading

22. November 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Mindful Eating, Size Acceptance | Leave a comment

Heavy Petting




Sons and daughters are different.  That seems like an obvious statement but as the mother of a son, who did my best to raise him in an environment as free from gender stereotypes as possible, whenever I come across evidence … Continue reading

21. November 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Size Acceptance | 11 comments

The Narwhal Factor Revisited




You know the phenomenon.  It’s the thing that happens when you first learn about something or someone.  Perhaps it is a new word. Then over the next week or so EVERYWHERE you go…voila!  The word you just learned is in … Continue reading

16. September 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , | 8 comments

AND THE WINNER IS…




 “I didn’t know.  I didn’t understand.  I had no idea.” These are phrases often spoken after the fact, looking back with 20 /20 hindsight.  These are the heart wrenching phrases, hand wringing phrases, and the verbal symptoms of a bad … Continue reading

19. February 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Weight | Leave a comment

HELLO’AKLAND




Let’s play a game.  I say, “East Oakland, California.” You say, “____________.” Before I moved here in 1989, I called the local police and checked in about the crime stats.  After all, I would most likely be raising a family … Continue reading

18. December 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES® | 3 comments

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