May 7, 2018
Certified Body Trust Provider and Health at Every Size recovery coach and consultant Sarah Thompson joins us to talk about the barriers she faced to getting an eating disorder diagnosis, the ways in which diet culture has infiltrated naturopathy and Chinese medicine, the lack of Health at Every Size education in healthcare programs, the false connection that diet culture makes between larger bodies and being unhealthy, weight bias in “food addiction” theory, and so much more! Plus, Christy answers a listener question about whether bingeing on fruits and vegetables is a sign of orthorexia.
Sarah Thompson is an eating disorder recovery coach, consultant,
and writer based in Portland, Oregon and transplanted from Akron,
Ohio. Her writing focuses on a wide range of philosophies - Body
Trust®, Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, Fat Liberation,
eating disorder recovery, and more. She seeks to share what she has
experienced and learned from her own discovery and journey with
body liberation. Sarah definitely does not have all the answers,
but she’s super excited to share what she has learned so far.
Even while Sarah is fat, female, and queer, she recognizes that being a working-class, white, and cis gender woman has afforded her many privileges. She strives to listen and learn from experiences that differ from hers.
Outside of her professional work, Sarah is an ice cream connoisseur, Grey’s Anatomy expert, avid movie buff, and lover of dogs, cats, horses, and ducks. Find her online at ResilientFatGoddess.com.
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