I Named My Panus Esther

The Urban Dictionary defines panus as, "an extra large roll of abdominal fat which can extend anywhere from the genitals to the knees."   The medical dictionary would define panus as "a nonspecific term for an enlarged lymph node."  Either way, as I was standing in the shower last night juggling mine about,  it came … Continue reading I Named My Panus Esther

The Definition of Insanity and Emotional Terror (DIET)

It continues. The topic will never fade out of focus. Conversations are heard in the lunchroom at work, in the line up at Starbucks, in the teacher's lounge at school, and in the kitchen at home. Diets. Although the word "Diet" has receded into obscurity because of our nutritional renaissance, we are merely masking it … Continue reading The Definition of Insanity and Emotional Terror (DIET)

5 Considerations for Finding the Right Eating Disorder Therapist

If you have ever sat down with a counsellor you may have stories of support and good feelings about your experience.  On the other hand, based upon your first experience, you may have vowed never to step foot in a therapist's office again....and based upon the stories I hear from my clients, I don't blame … Continue reading 5 Considerations for Finding the Right Eating Disorder Therapist

A diet cloaked under wellness is still a diet

Weight watchers has just rebranded. They are now known as WW – wellness that works. Their stocks have recovered and they are touting the same plan as before. Let’s be very clear - programs that promote food restriction and calorie deficit as their method to wellness – that shit’s a diet and you need to … Continue reading A diet cloaked under wellness is still a diet