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

My Scale is NOT the Boss of Me!




I was 8 months pregnant and had gained 55 pounds so far. I went for my check up and my doctor, said to me, “Deah Schwartz, WE don’t have 50 pound weight gains in THIS practice.” I looked at him, … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

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

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