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ThinKing of Robin King




Vitriolic, acerbic, egregious. Onomatopoeias.  These are words that sound like what they mean. And they basically mean mean.  If you say the words in the context of their meaning, it’s difficult to NOT find your face contorted in some rendition … Continue reading

04. March 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, NAAFA, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Curtain Up! Female Bodies on the American Stage: Enter Fat Actress




I was a theater major at the University of New Hampshire for my B. A., a creative arts education major for my M. A. and a therapeutic recreation/expressive arts therapy major for my M.S. at SFSU.  It wasn’t until I … Continue reading

12. December 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

“Bird by Bird”




One of my favorite authors is Anne Lamott and one of the many Anne Lamott words of wisdom that I live by was in her book, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life.  I read the book about … Continue reading

04. December 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Beauty Diversity, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Fat Acceptance Europe, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Dikke Dames Through the Brush of Julia Woning




If you have been following my blog lately, you know that in honor of Love Your Body Day, October 14th, I have been focusing on the fat/size acceptance movement in Europe and introducing you to some Dutch artists that I … Continue reading

14. October 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: art therapy, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, End Fat Talk, HAES®, Love Your Body Day, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dutch Treats for Love Your Body Day & Breast Cancer Awareness Month




Each year I take great pleasure in helping to spread the word about the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) Love Your Body Day campaign.  (This year it is on October 14).  Of course in “Dr. Deah’s Hollywood” every day is … Continue reading

09. October 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: art therapy, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, HAES®, Love Your Body Day, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

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

The F Factor




I recently received an email from my niece.  Some of you may remember the piece I wrote several years ago about my niece’s graduation entitled, Body of Knowledge. In the piece I wrote about how delightful the tradition of caps … Continue reading

15. May 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, HAES®, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

D-licious D-lightful D-lovely Cross posted from my blog on FierceFatties.com




Back in the 60s we had “Be-Ins “or “Love-Ins,” when people would gather in the same place and meditate on love and peace. Sometimes LSD was involved, sometimes sex and nudity, most of the time music was definitely a factor. … Continue reading

07. April 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, NAAFA, Size Acceptance, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

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

What Healthy Weight Week Means to Me




Hello again!  Wow, two blogs in one week?  That is unheard of! I am sorry to be taking up too much of your time but I figure you can always just delete this from your inbox if you are feeling … Continue reading

22. January 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

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