‘health at every size’

Disney’s Childhood Obesity Exhibit a Disaster

By Marsha Hudnall on 02/24/2012

We’re interrupting our regularly scheduled programming to bring you a special alert. Sorry, I couldn’t resist as Dr.Deah’s blog The Not So Wonderful World of Disney reminded me so much of my childhood watching Disney’s show on television, enthralled by stories and images that made a child’s heart sing. They’re not doing too well these days with that for kids […] Read more »

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The Big Fat Money Bomb — Donate Today

By Marsha Hudnall on 02/02/2012

If you’re against weight bullying and a believer that health, not weight, is the true important measure, you’ll be interested in this effort spearheaded by Ragen Chastain of Dances with Fat. To quote Ragen, “For the last 9 months, every single day, children in Atlanta have seen billboards, commercials, and signs at bus stops like [the ones pictured here].  If […] Read more »

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Weight Loss-Think Healthy Weight Week

By Darla Breckenridge on 01/16/2012

“The 19th annual Healthy Weight Week January 15-21, 2012 is a time to celebrate healthy diet-free living habits that last a lifetime and prevent eating and weight problems. Our bodies cannot be shaped at will. But we can all be accepting, healthy and happy at our natural weights. During Healthy Weight Week, people are encouraged to normalize their lives and […] Read more »

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Support HAES with Your Holiday Shopping

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/29/2011

When you shop from links on http://www.plussizeyellowpages.com, a small percentage of the sale will go to Lifestyle Watchers(R), a new non-profit organization dedicated to providing an alternative to weight watching and yo-yo dieting. Lifestyle Watchers is the brainchild of psychotherapist Kelly Bliss, who developed the Plus Size Yellow Pages back in 2000.  She’s spent a ton of time this year […] Read more »

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How Well Has Not Liking Yourself Worked So Far?

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/15/2011

Today’s post is another from a blog I wrote for a couple of years ago.  It addresses the subject of size acceptance, and it’s a subject that confounds many of our best efforts.  I often ask women to imagine that after successfully putting a healthy lifestyle in place, they found their weight remained the same. How would they feel?  Would […] Read more »

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