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Dr. Deah ja Vu (6)




DEJA POO:  THE FEELING YOU HAVE HEARD THIS CRAP BEFORE! If you are having that strange feeling that you have been here before, worry not…there is a very good likelihood that you have!  Every January, for the past 6 years … Continue reading

14. January 2016 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, Beauty Diversity, BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, End Fat Talk, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, Mindful Eating, NAAFA, NEDA, NEDIC, Obesity, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Tri Delta, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Lose Wait Now! Ask me How?




Most of us have heard it.  Many of us have said it.  And sadly, the majority of Americans are still doing it.  It is waiting.  Waiting to live our lives until our scale hits the magic number.  Waiting to live … Continue reading

23. December 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, End Fat Talk, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Mind the Gap




Fall into The Gap.  If you read those words and in your mind you heard a baritone singing them then you remember the old commercial jingle for The Gap.  And for years I did my share of falling into The … Continue reading

11. November 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Fashion, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cake Walking with Lia Schapendonk




One of my all time favorite Taj Mahal songs is Cake Walk into Town.  I first heard the song in my mid teenage years when I was learning how to play guitar and loved EVERYTHING Taj!  But the line in … Continue reading

16. October 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: art therapy, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, HAES®, Love Your Body Day, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

SIZE SIGHS




In case you missed the news, on August 19th a new Scooby Doo video came out that has created quite a stir in the arenas of body acceptance and media messages about beauty.   It should come as no surprise … Continue reading

23. August 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Dr. Deah, HAES®, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

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

Practice Practice Practice!




Trigger Warning:  Discussion of Eating Disorders and Halloween Candy   None of us were born with a negative body image nor did it develop over night. So assuming we can instantaneously fix it just because we decide  to feel better … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, End Fat Talk, Guilt Free, HAES®, Love Your Body Day, Size Acceptance, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 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

“Waisted” Wishes by Dr. Deah




I am a self-proclaimed Astrological Agnostic.  I am not certain if that is a bona fide category in the DSMM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Metaphysics) or if I just made up the term.  Either way there is something elegant about … Continue reading

08. December 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Beauty Diversity, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment