Recovery Shouldn’t Have to Be This Hard…

Recovery Shouldn’t Have to Be This Hard…

TL;DR Go listen to this week’s podcast with Joanna Kay! A few months ago, I was put in touch with a teenage girl who doesn’t believe that she has an eating disorder. She says she is eating—and she probably is. Her disorder presents itself as orthorexia, an...

About Me

My name is DeeDee Queen, and I am Performing Woman I am a drag queen trapped in a cis-woman’s body. I use burlesque, pole dance, and drag to explore gender performativity, body image ideals, and sexuality.  I am also a motivational speaker, workshop leader,...
How Do I Eat Intuitively? The Trouble with Last Meal Syndrome

How Do I Eat Intuitively? The Trouble with Last Meal Syndrome

When I was deep in the throes of my clean eating (read: descent from orthorexia into anorexia), I was eating every three hours, six times a day. I was eating “a lot.” I was also exercising a lot, and restricting the type of food that I was “allowed” to eat, but I was...
Why it’s Time to Stop Talking about Food

Why it’s Time to Stop Talking about Food

I’m sick of talking about food. I’m sick of talking about food, and what you can and can’t and should and shouldn’t eat. I’m sick of looking at pictures of food on instagram. I’m sick of meal plans and righteous conversations and biohacks and mean-spirited debates...