“You’re Perfectly Healthy, Except…”

Why do doctors bring up weight in otherwise healthy patients?

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Doctors’ Concern

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“Diet and exercise. Keep trying.”

What is “Normal” Anyway?

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My Experience

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Me! :) Photo by Trent Lawson.
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Also me…in Ecuador! Photo by Mom.

After being told I was obese, I still felt that way: it was still my body, and it could still do those things. The only thing new for me was the health risks.

The Conflation of Fighting Fat and Fighting People

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Still, there is a struggle to decouple the war against obesity from the war against obese people.

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