I am overweight… very overweight. The medical term is “morbidly obese” (which I hate) and the standard term is fat (which I’m trying to accept as an accurate description while ignoring all the emotional pain that word brings up).
From the time I was young, it seems that everything that was wrong with me was because of my weight. I remember going to a doctor one time as a young adult because I had an ear infection and before the doctor even looked at my ears, I got a long lecture about the need to lose weight.
For the longest time, more doctor’s appointments than not included a lecture about my weight. It was like they assumed I had never heard that same lecture before, that I didn’t even realize I was overweight or I hadn’t ever triedRead more on themighty.com