I’d rather be morbidly obese than morbidly obtuse. Just saying.
This is in response to the “One Interesting Way Obesity Can Kill” post which was submitted and posted yesterday.
What that post describes is gastroparesis, also known as gastrointestinal stasis. It is absolutely false that gastroparesis only occurs in overweight patients — it’s simply more…
Fat stigma hurts everyone.Source: stop-titp
Apparently this is the face of childhood obesity.
This is my son. Isn’t he precious? He is 6 years old, 4ft tall, and weighs 72lbs. According to the CDC website’s BMI calculator he’s classified as obese. Like above the 99th percentile obese. The website warns of impending health issues. His doctor isn’t worried, at all. Says he is in perfect health. We were there today. This kid rarely stops moving. He can run for what seems like forever.
Gives me a new perspective concerning all the squawking about childhood obesity.