Everyone reading this will have a close friend or loved one that is struggling with excess weight or obesity. They may also know many others in their community.
A common attribute in people that are very unhappy in their skin is to hide their anguish. They pretend that nothing is wrong, or make lightly of it. When in fact, they may be feeling ashamed or embarrassed.
This lightheartedness has become their coping mechanism. Their happy go lucky nature may be a front that’s disguising their pain. They may need help and don’t know where to start or how to ask for it.
In saying this.. there are also many other people who are over weight or even obese; that are very healthy and comfortable in their skin.
This post is more about the health risks of carrying the extra weight. Continue reading Excess Weight, Degrees of Obesity & the Complications.