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DEJA POO:  THE FEELING YOU HAVE HEARD THIS CRAP BEFORE! If you are having that strange feeling that you have been here before, worry not…there is a very good likelihood that you have!  Every January, for the past 6 years … Continue reading

14. January 2016 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, Beauty Diversity, BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, End Fat Talk, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, Mindful Eating, NAAFA, NEDA, NEDIC, Obesity, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Tri Delta, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why ISN’T This Night Different?




Seders and eating…a match made in…well, it all depends on your spiritual/religious perspective. Passover Seders will kick into gear this week and while the diversity of rituals is extensive, one common thread is singing the Dayenu song.  Dayenu, loosely translated … Continue reading

01. April 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES®, recreation therapy, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

The Bee’s Knees




This is the third and final part of my three part Bee Here Now Series about cultivating a positive body image via Walkie Talkie sessions.  In part one, “A Bee in my Bonnet,” we talked about the buzzing of the … Continue reading

21. February 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, ASGPP, BEDA, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES®, NEDA, recreation therapy, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MIXED NUTS




Mixed Nuts: A Re-Post about Valentines and True Love Mixed Nuts.  That’s how I feel about Valentine’s Day.  Like a can of mixed nuts.  Remember those cans of Mr. Peanut Planter’s mixed nuts that would magically appear once or twice … Continue reading

12. February 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Eating disorders, HAES®, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 6 comments

A Bee in my Bonnet!




It’s like a bee hive out here in the world of body image and eating disorders right now!  Not a happy hive where all the critters are humming along doing their apian choreography.  More like one that has just, out … Continue reading

09. January 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, EDRS, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, NAAFA, NEDA, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Lose Wait Now! Ask me How?




Most of us have heard it.  Many of us have said it.  And sadly, the majority of Americans are still doing it.  It is waiting.  Waiting to live our lives until our scale hits the magic number.  Waiting to live … Continue reading

23. December 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, End Fat Talk, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

FATigued: Finding a second wind in body acceptance.




I am tired. The endless intrusion of diet mandates and body hating messages that wheedle their way into my world via billboards, television, radio, movies, magazines, books, blogs, trolls, and the insidious drive by shoutings have left me fatigued.  Considering … Continue reading

28. May 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Aphramor & Bacon, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Fat Athletes, HAES®, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma, Yoga | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Hijacked!!




You are perfect unique and beautiful BUT you are fat and have zits so CHANGE! TRIGGER WARNING:  Talk and videos about dieting and perfection. If there is one thing that really irks me it is when a product that is dependent … Continue reading

15. March 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, End Fat Talk, HAES®, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Day 3 NEDA Week: Count Your Blah Blahssings Baby!!




If you are like most people, you thrive on positive reinforcement and disintegrate just a bit each time you are shamed or told you are wrong. So why do we give our power over to negative reinforcements like scales, diet … Continue reading

25. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, Fashion, Men and Eating Disorders, NEDA, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day Two of NEDA Week: I Had no Idea!




Eating disorders are serious illnesses, not lifestyle choices. “Eating disorders are complex illnesses that arise from a combination of long-standing behavioral, emotional, psychological, interpersonal, biological and social factors. As our natural body size and shape is largely determined by genetics, … Continue reading

24. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, NEDA, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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