Friday, September 30, 2016

Are Scare Tactics Causing More Harm Than Good?

How to live in a processed world and make right choices. Do scare tactics work? I know the new documentary Fed Up declares that scare tactics have worked for decreasing tobacco sales. Personally, I worry that scare tactics will actually contribute to more fat shaming, diet shaming and finger pointing. I was really surprised that […]

Third Time’s the Charm!

October 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Activism, Body Image

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 Campos does a brilliant job explaining why the Let’s Move campaign has a rather large […]

#RealDeal Applauds First Lady Obama — “Health Not About Size or Weight!”

First Lady Obama, #RealDeal applauds and salutes you!! THANK YOU for lending  your voice to help others learn that HEALTH is not just about size or weight and for stressing that every person’s body is intended to be different.  It is time to put an end to weight obsession! From PRWire dated March 18, 2013 […]

Dear Michelle, It’s Me Again

March 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Activism, Body Image, Eating Disorders

Two years and 5 days ago I wrote a piece about Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign.  It challenged the First Lady’s use of the “obesity crisis,” fat shaming, and fat phobia as motivators to get kid’s moving in healthy ways and eating healthier diets.  In my post I provided a link to a fantastic article […]

Ladies Get The Vote Out!

According to “Gender Gap Near Historic High” in The New York Times yesterday, this election could result in the greatest gender gap in American history.  Why?  Women’s rights are on the line.  Your rights to choose are directly on the line in this election (at least two of the Supreme Court Justices will be replaced […]

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