A Fat Lady Gets Her Revenge

by on January 26th, 2011
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Previously published in Examiner

The following is a testimonial of an obese woman in Montreal. The pandemic medical condition is sweeping across North America as well as Montreal. New Research shows that young children who are obese will are at risk for diabetes and other medical conditions associated with obesity.

Obese Montrealers can seek help through dieticians, such programs as weight watchers and obesity clinics.

Obesity Therapists in Montréal

Weight Watchers in Montreal

Overeaters Anonymous in Montreal

Diary of a Fat Woman

Laura, a 32 years old pretty young divorcee with two children had a different solution. She came to the association to meet someone, but because she was 100 pounds overweight no guy gave her a second look. She served on the board of directors and she went to the activities with her kids. She was stronger than I was at the time. She went on a diet and lost the weight. Suddenly all the men took notice. She rejected them all and told them straight, “You didn’t want me when I was fat, so I don’t want you now.

I couldn’t lose the weight, I tried diet after diet but I just could not keep to it. I got cravings so bad that I couldn’t sleep. All my emotions were tied to food, I ate when I was hungry, when I was happy, when I was bored and the more rejections I got from men the more I ate. I ate when I was stressed out and I ate when I was depressed; food had always been the silent but deadly comforter.

There were the pop psychologists in the association who felt that I was so big because subconsciously I wanted to distance myself from men. They were so wrong. I had wants and needs as a young divorcee just like anyone else. This seemed to surprise some of the men when I told them I was looking for a boyfriend. . A few of them thought that I was just a good person who devoted myself to the association to make other people happy. They didn’t realize I had needs of my own.

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