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Slow Suicide: When Eating Is a Call for Help

Published on March 30, 2017 By Dr. Gayek

Her kitchen garbage was composed mostly of empty ice cream cartons and chip bags. For someone who lived alone, worked and ate at home, this was telling. Rather than scolding my friend for setting herself up for a heart attack, or shaming her for letting her blood sugar get out of control, I said, “looks […]

A Different Way of Belonging

Published on January 23, 2015 By Dr. Gayek

Once in a while, you might hear some news that scares or angers you, even if you’re trying only to put your attention on what you want instead of what you don’t want. These are thoughts that came after learning about the terrorist attack in Paris. “What if you held a war, and nobody came?” […]