Category Archives: dieting

The Battle of the Binge.

I want to talk about my eating disorder. So, you know, trigger warning for all that stuff. I try to keep my blog more general and have avoided personal anecdotes in the past couple years. But talking about my struggle … Continue reading

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Food is not the enemy.

Last night at work I was casually reading the label of the Dannon Light and Fit yogurt I was eating. Ordinarily not my particular choice of yogurt, but it’s the brand that my hospital just happens to get for our … Continue reading

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In Georgia, there’s a new campaign by a foundation called ‘Strong4Life’ to eradicate childhood obesity. This tough-love approach has the tagline ‘stop sugarcoating the problem.’ The problem? Instead of focusing on the cause, they’re focusing on the symptoms. This campaign … Continue reading

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Down with the ‘treats’!: A new low on ‘tricks’.

The other day I was reading an ¬†article about the atrocities and horrors of the calorie count of the average Halloween candy haul of a US child. Considering how short this article was, I couldn’t believe how many times I … Continue reading

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Modification of the Knee-Jerk Reaction.

I’m comfortable with my body. This is something I established a long time ago. I adore my body, hell, I’m even turned on by my own body. It’s other people who have a problem with it. Just by being who … Continue reading

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Dieting–The latest social sport!

We live in a diet culture, there’s no doubt about that. Stop for a moment and think about the last time you thought about losing weight. Now think about the people you know. Family members, circle of friends, co-workers. When’s … Continue reading

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