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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

DR. DEAH’S HOLLYWOOD: THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME




I would ask you to close your eyes, but then you couldn’t keep reading and that would be awkward.   So, imagine you are closing your eyes and think of a time when you felt completely in sync with your surroundings; … Continue reading

11. October 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, diets, Eating disorders, HAES®, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lose the Double Standard




There are many terms for it; I choose to say that I am a reformed dieter. This means I no longer embark on diets or join programs designed for weight loss.  My reasons for this are many and my decision … Continue reading

07. October 2011 by Dr. Deah
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S(lap) H(bands)




Those of you that read Dr. Deah’s Tasty Morsels know that I have an enormous amount of rage about the Lap Band(r).  My reasons are both personal and professional.  A close relative of mine had the lap band procedure and … Continue reading

02. October 2011 by Dr. Deah
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Comfort Food




TRIGGER WARNING: Food is described in delectable detail in this post.  Shana Tovah! I have to write about food.  This week is the Jewish New Year, I’m from New “Yawk,” therefore, I have to “tawk” about food. I’m not going … Continue reading

30. September 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Dr. Deah, Mindful Eating | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

BABY FAT




No, I am not writing about the horrific recent recommendation by Dr. David Ludwig that fat children be removed from their homes and placed into foster care…at least not yet; although if you would like to read more about that, … Continue reading

23. July 2011 by Dr. Deah
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News Flash! Did You Hear The Beatles Broke Up?




The brain is a mysterious, complex and marvelous thing. No News there. The ability to selectively remember some things and conveniently forget another is astounding! No News there. When one rules out any organic etiology/causes for forgetfulness e.g. dementia, traumatic … Continue reading

01. July 2011 by Dr. Deah
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DO OVER!!!




I found out I was fat in fourth grade when my neighbor’s uncle told me I had legs like a man. That was also the year everyone was wearing leotard sets-tight fitting shorts, pants and tops that came in horizontal … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Dr. Deah
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Spare Change? A True Story:




When I was the Director of the Expressive Arts Therapy Department at a Psychiatric Hospital in the Bay Area, there were many ways we categorized our patients.  One way was to separate the voluntary admissions from the involuntary admissions.  Along … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Dr. Deah
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