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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
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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
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News Flash! Did You Hear The Beatles Broke Up?




The brain is a mysterious, complex and marvelous thing. No News there. The ability to selectively remember some things and conveniently forget another is astounding! No News there. When one rules out any organic etiology/causes for forgetfulness e.g. dementia, traumatic … Continue reading

01. July 2011 by Dr. Deah
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Five Card Draw




Writing a blog about size acceptance, size diversity, and struggling with feelings about food, weight, and body image is like leaving your house to mail a letter and finding yourself taking unexpected detours along the way.  Eventually the letter gets … Continue reading

27. June 2011 by Dr. Deah
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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
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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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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
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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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