Tag Archives: weight management

Transsexuality and Eating Disorders

For transsexual eating-disordered patients, addressing the gender dysmorphia in conjunction with the eating disorder treatment may prove to be more effective than eating disorder treatment alone.

Read full story

The Truth About Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting (IF) is a hot new trend, touted by the Huffington Post, the 5:2 diet and the documentary “Eat, Fast and Live Longer.” Fasting in general comes from a long and respected tradition as part of the spiritual practices for many different religions, but today’s fasting is not like that. These fasts are about calorie […]

Read full story
Talk To The Face, Because The Mind Ain’t Listening

Talk To The Face, Because The Mind Ain’t Listening

I was talking to a patient the other day in my office. I listened to her for about an hour go on and on about what she had eaten for lunch, how much she had eaten for breakfast, what she was going to eat for dinner, and how many calories that was. Then she segwayed […]

Read full story
demi-moore-as-gi-jane

FIGHT CLUB—THIS IS YOUR LIFE!

Anger….it has caused people to commit “homicide”, it has ignited “world wars”, and even inspired a game about frustrated tiny red birds. Some people let it out, some people hold it in…and some people, people like me turned it on myself. I spent most of my life angry at the “dys” my family put in the […]

Read full story
Miss World Doesn’t Miss A Meal – Major ‘Miss’ Justice

Miss World Doesn’t Miss A Meal – Major ‘Miss’ Justice

It seems like we can’t turn around without seeing a beauty contestant stripped of her crown. I sometimes laugh when I watch a pageant these days, saying “I give her one day, before pictures of her dancing on a “stripper pole” and doing tequila shots off her “college roommate” start to surface.

Read full story
Smokin’ In The Boys Room…In This Case Meat

Smokin’ In The Boys Room…In This Case Meat

This past week, I have been entertaining a lot of boys. Well by boys, I mean my best friend/roommate’s brother and his best friend who just came back from serving in Afghanistan. Now I have no problem with boys, in fact I happen to like them very much. That being said it has been an eye-opening experience in all that is spitting, belching, and toilet seats being left up! I also have been in awe of the way they cook, chew…and EAT!

Read full story
Eating Disorder News: OCD Teenagers, Adults with Anorexia & Men with Eating Disorders

Eating Disorder News: OCD Teenagers, Adults with Anorexia & Men with Eating Disorders

This week in eating disorder news we discuss the rise of eating disorders in middle age women; a research study that found a link between obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and eating disorders in teenagers; and the large number of teenage boys and young males with eating disorders that are commonly overlooked.

Read full story
Dating The Grim Reaper Is Not What I Had In Mind

Dating The Grim Reaper Is Not What I Had In Mind

So if you would have told me six years ago, that I would be putting on a ‘Black Swan’ inspired outfit and stoking myself up for a Lady Gaga Concert, I would have told you that you were off the map crazy! Yet, here I am lacing up some black shiny over the thigh boots and getting ready to go Monster it up!

Read full story
Yes, Adults Do Get Eating Disorders

Yes, Adults Do Get Eating Disorders

A common misconception about eating disorders is that they almost exclusively affect adolescent girls. Although, females comprise the greater percentage of those with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder, over the years I have seen a good number of males suffering as well.

Read full story