Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Walking Dread

January 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image, Weight Stigma

It is Healthy Weight Week.  Because I have written about HWW for the last three years (see archives of Tasty Morsels) I won’t spend a great deal of time explaining it here.  In a word HWW was developed over 20 years ago by Francie Berg to raise awareness of the damage that diets can cause […]

Score!!

January 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image

Happy 20th Anniversary! Twenty Years.  TWENTY Years.  Two Decades.  A Score.  An infamous date in the life of Sgt. Pepper and his band. The amount of time I lived before College Graduation.  (Your math is fine, I graduated early).  The amount of time my son has been alive. For those of us who are parents, […]

Strange Bedfellows

This is the second piece I have written in honor of the NOW Foundation’s 15th annual Love Your Body Day taking place on Oct. 17th. If you are interested in participating in a two week NOW fundraiser in honor of Love Your Body Day visit About Curves and find out how you can help! Many […]

The Narwhal Factor Revisited

September 16, 2012 by  
Filed under Binge Eating, Body Image, Featured, HAES

You know the phenomenon.  It’s the thing that happens when you first learn about something or someone.  Perhaps it is a new word. Then over the next week or so EVERYWHERE you go…voila!  The word you just learned is in the crossword puzzle the next morning.  You are on the phone with a friend and […]

… So”Fat Acceptance” is OK to Say, but “Overweight” is Bad?!

October 15, 2009 by  
Filed under Fat Acceptance

Forgive me for sounding naïve here (and I realize I might get flamed for my “naïveté”) but why is the term “fat acceptance” an established and regarded expression, but yet the word “overweight” upsets so many in the movement? There are very few words in the English language that rile me up as much as […]

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