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Body Respect: An interview with Drs. Linda Bacon and Lucy Aphramor




Anyone interested in health, weight, and wellness will find value in Lucy Aphramor and Linda Bacon’s new book: Body Respect:  What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight. Whether you are already … Continue reading

17. September 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Aphramor & Bacon, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, HAES®, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma, Weight Stigma Awareness Week | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your Body or Your Life




I am mesmerized by the human brain.  The old Euell Gibbons (or was it Marlin Perkins?) Mutual of Omaha cliches about the “wonders and miracles of nature” do not even come close to describing the remarkable capabilities of what some … Continue reading

09. September 2012 by drdeah
Categories: BEDA, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, NAAFA, Suicide Prevention, Weight Stigma | Tags: , | 9 comments

What’s Good for the Goose




I am in love with Lake Merritt in Oakland.  I have been walking around this lake almost daily for years and cherish the sights, sounds, smells, and quixotic events that I encounter with each outing.  Occasionally (as Pooh would say) … Continue reading

28. August 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , | 6 comments