Tagged: stigma

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Must Read: Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong

Last week Huffington Post published a great article by Michael Hobbes titled Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong. about the current state of obesity and just how wrong, so many have gotten it for so long. It opens with...

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In App Bias: WordCrossy

When it comes to the OAC, Action really is their middle name. With the recent site redesign and other initiatives, the Obesity Action Coalition is really putting an emphasis on it too. Advocacy is a big part of that, and...

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Radio Archive: The Stigma of Obesity

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2013/20130504WUC0318-WeightStigma.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis show originally aired: May 4, 2013 On this day last year, I was chatting with my guest, Ted Kyle of Conscien Health and Board Member with the Obesity Action Coalition about weight stigma. Over 1/3 of Americans...

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Discovering something positive in a sea of negative

A while back I posted about a certain you-tube personality, a rather negative video about obesity she did, and some of the great responses that were posted. Well, she was recently at it again. And Twitter was once again a...

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People, People, People, c’mon already

2015… start of a new year. resolutions, new beginnings, all that jazz. And time for People’s annual “Half Their Size” edition where they share some inspirational stories of folks who have lost pounds by the hundreds. Celebrating healthy living, active...

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A Rose By Any Other Name

Gastric Banding. Gastric Bypass. VSG. RNY. Sleeve. Stomach Stapling. Lap-Band. DS. And more. I think you get the idea.¬†These are all names, or rather names use to identify different types of surgery. Well, different types of a specific surgery –...