posts tagged: overweight

Your gym bag: What to wear and bring to the gym

I’ve read so many articles about the best thing to wear to the gym, and it is pretty clear that they were not written for people who are overweight. They show these skintight pants paired with scant tank tops, or … Keep Reading…

Here’s what I think of you, Diet Industry

The Diet Industry I have written before about the misinformation spread by the “diet industry,” a multi-BILLION dollar complex that exists in our society today. I have expressed my distaste for people like “Dr. Oz” who do nothing but create … Keep Reading…

A simple paradigm shift: You are not fat.

The words ‘I am…’ are potent words. Be careful what you hitch them to. For that thing that you are claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you. -A.L. Kitselman I have been overweight for literally as long … Keep Reading…

Five Gallons

Imagine with me a moment. Imagine you are carrying groceries in from your car.  Now imagine you bought five gallons of milk (or water) and had to carry them all at once.  Now imagine you had to carry them all … Keep Reading…

Obesity and Healthcare

I started a new job / potential career today.  It was my orientation day at a large regional hospital (I will refer to it as Duneford Health), where I will be a Patient Access Representative.  I will be really honest: … Keep Reading…