I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what it means to be “healthy.” Thanks to diet culture, “health” has become synonymous with thin, white, young, and wealthy. It’s a path paved with $12 cold pressed juices, $30 barre classes, and $60 vaginal jade eggs (thanks Goop, insert eyeroll here). But is that what health is […]
Dear Alexis, Last week, my daughter got one of those grow-your-own-butterflies kits. For those of you not familiar, you get a plastic container with 5 caterpillars in it and watch as they grow into butterflies that you eventually release into the wild. It’s a great gift and makes me feel good that my daughter is […]
Special guest Dr. Alexis Conason discussing eating disorders, body shaming, and the anti-diet plan.
Halloween is just over a week away and I’ve been slowly coming to terms with the fact that it’s going to look pretty different this year. In the midst of a global pandemic, many (if not all) the annual traditions have been cancelled. No Halloween parades, no trick-or-treating, no big parties. Like many parents, I’ve […]