Recently, I was interviewed for an article about HAES(SM), and the interviewer asked, “What was your earliest experience with dieting?”
I felt a little funny telling her that I did my first diet when I was 4 years old. Even though I include that fact in my biography, and I hear similar stories all day long in my practice, it still felt funny to say it. Read More In Honor Of Mother’s Day: Taking A Break From The Guilt/Blame Cycle
I’ve read in a number of places that negative body image is a growing problem among men. More and more, men are feeling the push to have less fat, more muscle, smooth skin, etc. etc. Read More Seriously, Bro? You’re Gonna Go Out Looking Like THAT?
When you think about the fact that dieting* doesn’t lead to long term weight loss, better health, nor even better self-esteem, what’s really left to recommend dieting?
The only thing that dieting really does is allow us to fit in. Read More Losing Weight To Fit In: Is It Worth It?
When I was 18 years old, I suffered from a mild eating disorder. I put my body through hell in an attempt to stay thin. I lived on diet coke, menthol cigarettes and diet pills. Read More My Body, Myself