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AAMFT 2012 presentation

It's been a quiet couple of months on the blog here as summer has ended and fall has begun.  I'm at the AAMFT Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC where I'm presenting with Dr. Michael Loewy of Alliant International University on our research about one of his doctoral electives. Dr. Loewy has offered a "Fat Acceptance and Health at Every Size"...[ read more ]

Quick post: Independence Day

As we take a day to celebrate American independence, here's some freedoms worth celebrating. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] My ancestor George Wythe is somewhere in here. Thanks George![/caption] - Independence from dieting.  We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all [people] are unique, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life,...[ read more ]

Greetings from AFTA

I'm at the American Family Therapy Academy's annual meeting/conference this week.  Fortunately it's in my backyard.  Unfortunately this means driving across the Bay Bridge in rush hour traffic every morning for the opening plenary. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="@bacigalupe (AFTA President-elect) and @drsaddison at the AFTA Special Event"][/caption] Doing family-therapy-y, social-justice-y stuff all day is hard work!  I'm beat! Also...[ read more ]

Weighing in on “The Weight of the Nation”

For those who haven't heard, HBO is airing a two-part documentary on May 14 and 15, called "The Weight of the Nation."  It's getting a tremendous amount of press, and is being promoted by The Center for Disease Control and National Institute of Health, who were partners in making it. Unfortunately, it looks like it's going to be the same...[ read more ]

It’s leap year!

Happy day-that-only-comes-every-four-years!  And although I've been too busy lately to pay attention to my blog properly (or even make occasional  posts to my Twitter feed), I decided I would leap (ha) on this opportunity to post a few things that make me jump for joy. Margaret Cho's awesome rant about getting mad on Twitter at people who criticize her face...[ read more ]


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