dieting

Take The Cake: Is ‘Dieting’ Really Disordered Eating?

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It’s taken me a long time to write about this topic because I’m not an eating disorder specialist or clinician.

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Take The Cake: Dieting Used To Be Gender-Affirming For Me

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I can say that dieting symbolized a lot of things for me. I work to claim a uniquely fat femininity that thrives when my belly is full.

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We All Know What WW Stands For: Why The Weight Watchers Rebrand Is BS

If WW really wants to do something to increase health and wellness, they should just shut it down.

Weight Watchers announced on Monday that they are changing their name to WW to reflect their focus on wellness and health. This is BS.

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Learning To Restrict Calories Isn't College Wellness — It's Dangerously Unhealthy

Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status to four people, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate while maintaining her physical and mental health.

Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate from Vanguard University.

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Take The Cake: (Re)Discovering My Love Of Food After Dieting

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Hi, my name is Virgie and I’m a fat girl who loves food. During my years of restricting I thought about food more than I thought about most things.

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Weight Watchers Offering Free Memberships To Teens (AKA Future Of Yo-Yo Dieting)

I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real.

I actually thought this was a joke. I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real.

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You Do You: Making Resolutions How You Want, When You Want, If You Want

GIRL, PUT YOUR SPINACH IN THE FRIDGE AND THROW OUT THOSE SUSPICIOUSLY OPAQUE BEVERAGES.

January has come and gone. Let’s dissect the general narrative we spin about the resolutions we’re supposed to be making and the shame we are supposed to feel when we don’t keep them.

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There Is No Right Way To Ask Someone To Lose Weight For You

People’s health and looks change over time — if you only want to be in a relationship with someone “healthy” you should probably just stay single.

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What Is A "MealEnder?" (Is It Not Dessert? Def Thought It Was Dessert.)

MealEnders: A lame excuse for dessert.

Inquiring minds want to know - what is a MealEnder? No, it's apparently not dessert. So right off the bat, the name of the product is misleading.

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Shutting Down Diet Talk

You may think you are only expressing your own worries about your diet or your body, but you are telling those around you that they should worry about their diet and body.

Is everyone so deeply entrenched in diet culture that we don’t even hear ourselves anymore?

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