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Dear Michelle, It’s Me Again!




Two years and 5 days ago I wrote a piece about Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign.  It challenged the First Lady’s use of the “obesity crisis,” fat shaming, and fat phobia as motivators to get kid’s moving in healthy ways … Continue reading

21. March 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES®, NAAFA | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 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

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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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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