Category Archives: diets

Why IS this Night Different? (A repost from Seders Past)

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 which foods.  Depending upon how observant the participants are, there is … Continue reading

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Cereal Killer

  Recently I purchased a box of Cheerios™. This was not typical for me. Historically I have never been a big Cheerios fan. But this was no ordinary box of Cheerios. This was New Multi Grain Peanut Butter Cheerios™ and … Continue reading

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Dads and Daughters: In Preparation for Father’s Day

I was on the phone with a friend last week and we were talking about my blog.  She asked if I was going to write a blog post for “Fat Her’s Day”.  I had no idea what she was talking … Continue reading

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Fits and Starts

Fit Now there’s a helluva word.  Think about it…how could one itty bitty word elicit such a broad spectrum of feelings, images, and associations? Throwing a fit If the shoe fits Misfit The perfect fit Fit for life Fit to … Continue reading

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THE NOT SO WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY

“When you wish upon a star makes no difference who you are…anything your heart desires will come to you.” I grew up watching the Wonderful World of Disney.  It was a Sunday evening ritual in my family, gathering around the … Continue reading

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MIXED NUTS

Mixed Nuts  That’s how I feel about Valentine’s Day.  Like a can of mixed nuts.  Remember those cans of Mr. Peanut Planter’s mixed nuts that would magically appear once or twice a year in the living room?  At first glance … Continue reading

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You Know it Just Ain’t Easy!

To My Readers: 11111112.  No I’m not writing this blog in binary.  That would have a zero in it I think…math…not my thing.  Numerology? Also not my thing.   But it’s hard to ignore that I am writing this blog on … Continue reading

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Therapists: In 2012, Facilitate a Body Image Group with “Leftovers”

Kim Brittingham, author of Read My Hips, has written a review of the Leftovers To Go DVD/Workbook Set. Check it out and share it with other therapists, educators, group facilitators and individuals working in the fields of Body Image, Eating … Continue reading

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Dr. Deah’s Guilt Free Diet

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: “I really … Continue reading

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TRICK OR TREAT: WHAT IS THE SCARIEST PART OF HALLOWEEN?

I know I know seasonal blogs…we are all filled to the brim reading about Halloween…and it won’t be long before every other blogger and I will be writing about Thanksgiving and then Christmas and then a nice hiatus before we … Continue reading

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