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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

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

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

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

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

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
Categories: Body Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Dead Girl Walking…




Tasty Morsels: by Dr. Deah Schwartz ….And the School Nurse says, “Next…” and you are walking the last mile.  Unlike the walk to the “chamber” or the “chair” there was no “last meal request.”  In fact, you haven’t eaten since … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance | Tags: , , , , | 8 comments

SUPER WEIGHT




Sometimes I wish I was not so aware. Some of my friends are getting a bit tired of my hyper awareness; because it makes them hyper aware; which sometimes can be a bit of a “buzz kill.”  But I yam … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Dr. Deah
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