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Fatima Parker: Activist Extraordinaire!




For those of you who have been following my blog you may recall that I wrote about my summer visit to the UK and Holland. It was a delightful experience learning more about the Fat Acceptance movement that is alive … Continue reading

17. November 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Beauty Diversity, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Fashion, HAES®, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Mind the Gap




Fall into The Gap.  If you read those words and in your mind you heard a baritone singing them then you remember the old commercial jingle for The Gap.  And for years I did my share of falling into The … Continue reading

11. November 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Fashion, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

That Was the Week that Was! NEDA Week: Day 7




Today is the last day of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014 and it has been an eye opening week for me. I don’t have any hard stats to back this up, but it feels as if this year’s week … Continue reading

01. March 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Image, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, Fashion, Size Acceptance, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

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

Hola Barbie




In case you haven’t heard the latest word, Sports Illustrated (SI) infamous for it’s yearly Swimsuit Issue (SI) announced that along with the real life human models that are airbrushed and photo shopped in order to look like perfect Barbie … Continue reading

17. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, Fashion, Size Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 comments

From Diapers to Thongs-Discuss




I recently wrote an Op Ed piece for the E-Zine Persephone Magazine about Victoria’s Secret’s campaign, Pretty Young Things and its target audience being young teens.  If you would like to read this Click Here.  I am, as always, happy … Continue reading

31. March 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Fashion | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bizarre BiZara




Trigger Warning:  Fashion insanity discussed.  Some talk about obesity. A loyal reader of my blog contacted me this morning and was clearly fired up! “You have to see this Dr. Deah, it was on Good Morning America. Oooh this really … Continue reading

16. November 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Fashion, Men and Eating Disorders, Obesity, Size Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , | 8 comments

Strange Bedfellows




This is the second piece I have written in honor of the NOW Foundation’s 15th annual Love Your Body Day taking place on Oct. 17th. If you are interested in participating in a two week NOW fundraiser in honor of … Continue reading

12. October 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Eating disorders, Fashion | Tags: , , , , , | 7 comments

Project Run-away




Have you seen them yet?  The JC Penny ads?  The Target ads?  The K-Mart and Macy’s ads? If you’ve said, “No” pat yourself on the back! Clearly you have been complying with the energy conservation requests and staying away from … Continue reading

19. August 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Fashion, Size Acceptance, Weight | 1 comment