Body Image


Ask an adult what they like about their body and you’ll likely get a response along these lines: “Nothing.” “I guess I don’t mind my hair/eyes/etc.” (Often a part of the body that we don’t judge on its fatness.  Also note the disqualifies of “I guess” and “I don’t mind.”) (Nervous laughing) followed by “I’m […]

Body image in kids vs adults

I was driving my son to daycare today, dressed in gym shorts and a t-shirt, my hair and makeup undone.  And I caught myself worrying about what the daycare teachers would think of me.   As I got back home and was walking my dog, I was contemplating how we do this all the time. […]

Snap judgments

I was standing in line at Starbucks today and a conversation at a nearby table caught my attention.  It was 3 middle-aged men sitting there, and one of them was going on and on about his opinions on weight.  "Being overweight is what's unhealthy!  Think about it, you don't see fat people in nursing homes. […]

Don’t take your health advice from the guy sitting at Starbucks


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I’ve learned that most of the world around us doesn’t “get it” when it comes to having a healthy relationship with food. Even health professionals like doctors and other dietitians often give misguided advice, making health and recovery a challenge.  

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