“Fat Camp”

What horrible words: “fat camp”. For SO many reasons. The pejorative adjective, the idea that people of a certain size need to be rallied together in a concentration-like camp to physically change something about themselves. My mother-in-law once came to our house and joked that she always loses weight when she comes to visit, thatContinue reading ““Fat Camp””


I was reading online about when an eating disorder is considered recovered. (Don’t worry, I understand that I’m nowhere near… just curious about it.) One site listed stages of recovery and suggested that the final step, “Maintenance,” is achieved when a person has been in active recovery and establishing new behaviors for six months orContinue reading “Maintenance”