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The Walking Dread




It is Healthy Weight Week.  Because I have written about HWW for the last three years (see archives of Tasty Morsels) I won’t spend a great deal of time explaining it here.  In a word HWW was developed over 20 … Continue reading

20. January 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Healthy Weight Week, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Weight Stigma, Zombie Apocalypse | Tags: , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Why IS this Night Different? (A repost from Seders Past)




Passover is one of the many Jewish Holidays that is celebrated with a ritual feast. A feast filled with symbolic foods and a prescribed schedule for when to eat which foods.  Depending upon how observant the participants are, there is … Continue reading

25. March 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Suicide Prevention, Uncategorized, Weight of the Nation, Weight Stigma, Yoga | 2 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

Your Body or Your Life




I am mesmerized by the human brain.  The old Euell Gibbons (or was it Marlin Perkins?) Mutual of Omaha cliches about the “wonders and miracles of nature” do not even come close to describing the remarkable capabilities of what some … Continue reading

09. September 2012 by drdeah
Categories: BEDA, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, NAAFA, Suicide Prevention, Weight Stigma | Tags: , | 9 comments

What’s Good for the Goose




I am in love with Lake Merritt in Oakland.  I have been walking around this lake almost daily for years and cherish the sights, sounds, smells, and quixotic events that I encounter with each outing.  Occasionally (as Pooh would say) … Continue reading

28. August 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , | 6 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

09. March 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES®, Weight, Weight Stigma | 3 comments

“Waisted” Wishes by Dr. Deah




I am a self-proclaimed Astrological Agnostic.  I am not certain if that is a bona fide category in the DSMM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Metaphysics) or if I just made up the term.  Either way there is something elegant about … Continue reading

08. December 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Beauty Diversity, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

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