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My Body, My Choices; Stop the Body Commentary, Please

At a recently attended gathering, I couldn’t help but notice the conversation regularly flowed to body comments; some personal, others toward public figures, some just global, and all, as I remember, judgmental.

My greeting hello to one guest was met by a strong gaze at my chest accompanied by the comment, “You look robust”. Robust? Really? And that means what? Is this a compliment or a judgment, and by the way, why are you commenting on my chest? A simple hello would have sufficed.

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I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!


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