Results Not Typical

Results Not Typical

“Results not typical” is a statement that accompanies dieting and lifestyle advertising for a reason—it’s the only thing that guarantees them truth in advertising. While many diets and “lifestyle” change plans might lead to some weight loss, it is rarely sustainable....
My Body is Not a Billboard

My Body is Not a Billboard

Weight Loss Talk in Eating Disorder Treatment Marketing by Mikalina Kirkpatrick I am fat I am fat. By most subjective definitions of the word I am superfat. I live in a world that reviles my body every day. Even at the Binge Eating Disorder Association/ National...
An Open Letter to Brené Brown

An Open Letter to Brené Brown

Dear Brené,I was at your Braving the Wilderness book event in Portland, Oregon earlier this fall. I have purchased and devoured almost every book you have written. I have had in-depth conversations about shame resiliency with my community and friends. I have read...
Death to the Dichotomy

Death to the Dichotomy

The New York Times Magazine recently featured an article “Losing it in the Anti-Dieting Age: The agonies of being overweight—or running a diet company—in a culture that likes to pretend it cares about health, not size”. A beloved person we know through Be...
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