How Eating Disorders Are Impacted By Quarantine Stress & What You Can Do To Cope


By: Lesley Goth, Psy.D. Quarantine life, as we all know, contributes to higher levels of stress, isolation, depression, and anxiety, to name a just a few of the many negative consequences of COVID-19. In addition, these aftereffects also exacerbate symptoms related to eating disorders and tend to make recovery or managing an eating disorder exponentiallyContinue reading “How Eating Disorders Are Impacted By Quarantine Stress & What You Can Do To Cope”

10 Shameful Myths About Fat Women And Obesity You’ve Probably Always Believed Were True


Photo: Getty By: Leora Fulvio/via YourTango.com You might be surprised. I’m really sick of hearing people saying… “If so-and-so knew what she was doing to her health, she would just stop eating and start exercising.” Or, “Why can’t so-and-so stop eating?” Or, “So-and-so is setting such a bad example for her children!” Let’s set theContinue reading “10 Shameful Myths About Fat Women And Obesity You’ve Probably Always Believed Were True”

Cake or cuddle? Both should be banned from the workplace


  No touching: offices, like hospitals, are for work not play CREDIT: SCRUBS TV STILL By: Rhymer Rigby/UK Telegraph Yesterday, The Faculty of Dental Surgery, an influential group of dentists, suggested that companies should tackle “cake culture” at work because it contributes to obesity and poor health. This is long overdue. In the past fewContinue reading “Cake or cuddle? Both should be banned from the workplace”

Britian: Fat People who refuse treatment may be denied benefits


Picture/Daily Mail UK Too fat to work? Almost 12,000 people received Disability Living Allowance in Britain last year because they have metabolic disease – the medical term for a combination of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.   Obesity currently cost British taxpayers 9 million pounds a year ($14US) Nearly one in five British secondary school pupilsContinue reading “Britian: Fat People who refuse treatment may be denied benefits”

Alfred Hitchcock Returns


I have always been a big man,big tall and obese.   There are no sad tales, I dated in college, confident and did all the normal things.     Of course most of my life, I like a lot of people, didn’t measure up to the images on the big and small screens. So I dieted,Continue reading “Alfred Hitchcock Returns”

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions (No Willpower Required)


  By: Nadia Goodman/You Beauty.com How many times have you purchased a gym membership in January only to find that by February, your gym pass is mere decoration on your already cluttered key chain? You don’t need us to tell you that New Year’s resolutions rarely stick. The most common resolutions are exactly the onesContinue reading “Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions (No Willpower Required)”

The Holiday sucks if your watching your weight “Lemon Pie in the Dark”


Picture(Google) Will Power, yeah bite me bitch!!!! Everywhere you turn, sugar. Candy Canes, lil Hershey Kisses in holiday Foil and this year I discovered Peppermint Kisses can you say oh mmm gee!   Huge boxes on Mother See’s  on every table . There are assassins at every turn.  ” Oh, this is Christmas have a megaContinue reading “The Holiday sucks if your watching your weight “Lemon Pie in the Dark””

At the nZone in Fairfax County, Va., the body’s a temple and the church is a gym


By Vicky Hallett/Washington Post The first time Justin Kavanaugh visited the hulking building amid the strip malls of Chantilly, Va., he walked around the trio of turf fields, the weight room, the group exercise studio and the massive basketball court. He was confused. “I thought this was a church,” Kavanaugh says. “I was looking forContinue reading “At the nZone in Fairfax County, Va., the body’s a temple and the church is a gym”

Waiting for Joan River’s Fashion Police to Throw me out of the Gym


Through the years I have belonged to several Gym memberships throughout Sacramento.  I’ve belonged to posh gyms with shampoo slash conditioners  and deodorant in  shower.  Belonged to the family clubs were members worked up sweat chatting  about working out  and to the bare bones gyms where towels had cords  attached and you showered in the bathroom sink. I likedContinue reading “Waiting for Joan River’s Fashion Police to Throw me out of the Gym”

The real reason you’ve put on weight? 8 health problems which could stop you shedding the pounds


The problem may have more to do with your general health than with your food. Here are some simple solutions that could help you beat the bulge Do you seem to keep piling on the pounds no matter how many diets you try? If so, the problem may have more to do with your generalContinue reading “The real reason you’ve put on weight? 8 health problems which could stop you shedding the pounds”