So much good reading this week!
I should emphasize something: I rarely swear in my classes. Sure, I often teach Anne Lamott’s “Shitty First Drafts” during the first week of my composition courses, and plenty of the readings I assign have their share of “bad words.” As a lecturer, though, I rarely utter anything worse than crap, hell, or piss. I teach at a Christian university; swearing in the classroom isn’t forbidden or anything, but it’s not the norm. Read More Why I Told My Students That the “Freshman Fifteen” is Bullshit
Passover is one of the many Jewish holidays that is celebrated with a ritual feast. A feast filled with symbolic foods and a prescribed schedule for when to eat these foods. Depending upon how observant the participants are, there is a wide range of recipes for the ritual readings at a Passover Seder. Read More Why IS This Night Different from all Other Nights? (Or Is It?)
One of the many things that I dislike about diets is that they’re so all-consuming.
Personally, I think that dieters need to think and talk about their diets all the time because it’s really not a natural thing to be on a diet. Read More Envision Your Diet-Free Life
It started even before New Year’s.
The onslaught of ads and messaging telling you that the fun was over. Eating for pleasure, partying, etc. You had done too much. You passed the limit. And now it is time to make amends, say your mea culpas, and get your ass to WeightWatchers/JennyCraig/ LucilleRoberts/NutriSystem. It’s time to stop focusing on fun and pleasure and connection and start focusing on fighting with yourself.
Read More Ending The War With Your Body
Yes, you read that correctly. I am promoting a restrictive diet and I am inviting you to join me in my Guilt Loss Program. One of the comments I hear frequently in my work is some version of: Read More Dr. Deah’s Guilt-Free Diet (Not THAT Kind of Diet)
I’ve been seriously crazed this week in preparing for the HAES® Master Class and Rosh Hashanah, so I’ve decided to share a snippet of my book, Stop Dieting Now: 25 Reasons To Stop, 25 Ways To Heal. I hope you find it helpful!
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Let me know if this sounds familiar to you.