Quotes About Overweight

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“Fat-bashing in all its varied forms–criticism, exclusion, shaming, fat talk, self-deprecation, jokes, gossip, bullying–is one of the last acceptable forms of prejudice. From a very young age, before they can walk away or defend themselves, women are taught that they are how they look, not what they do or what they know. (1)”
Robyn Silverman, Good Girls Don't Get Fat: How Weight Obsession Is Messing Up Our Girls and How We Can Help Them Thrive Despite It

“If you just stop expecting perfection from everyone and everything, you might see the good stuff outweighs the bad. And then someday you'll look in the mirror and see the same thing. Because the person you're most disappointed in is yourself.”
Erin Lange

Stephen King
“He thought that fat boys were probably only allowed to love pretty girls inside. If he told anyone how he felt (not that he had anyone to tell), that person would probably laugh until he had a heart-attack.”
Stephen King, It

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Eating a salad (in public) is an overweight person’s attempt to appear in control.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Dana Arcuri
“The secret of making lasting change is to acknowledge and accept that real change takes time and patience. We didn't get chronically ill overnight. We didn't gain weight in one week or even one month. Good chance, it may take us longer than twenty-one days to overcome whatever we're facing. Whether it's something physical, emotional, spiritual, or a combination, we may need to be realistic in our goals for meaningful change to happen. The first step is getting started!”
Dana Arcuri, Reinventing You: Simple Steps to Transform Your Body, Mind, & Spirit

Jeff Schweitzer
“Associated with this weight gain are increased risks
in adulthood for joint problems, angina, high blood pressure, heart
attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes and, ultimately, premature death.
Outside of the human costs, health experts estimate that treating
adult obesity-related ailments will cost the American economy
nearly $150 billion in 2009.”
Jeff Schweitzer, Calorie Wars: Fat, Fact and Fiction

Becky Siame
“The slightest nudge can send a fruit pyramid collapsing into ruin. Perhaps this is why there is so little ancient architecture and art left in the world. Perhaps ancient fat people bumped into buildings and statues and made them fall. Perhaps this is the real reason Rome fell”
Becky Siame

“Prof. Dr. Robert Hess's Leptin resistant and Overweight steps: make sure you really are Leptin resistant, regain Leptin Sensitivity, how and when you eat, change in cravings and hunger and signs becoming Leptin Sensitive (LS) again.”
Prof. Dr. Robert Hess

Ray Bradbury
“Rubens! All bosom and bum, big cumulus clouds of pink flesh, eh? You can feel the heart beating like a kettledrum in a ton of that stuff. Every woman a bed; throw yourself on them, sink from sight.”
Ray Bradbury, Driving Blind

Liberty Forrest
“The industrial and technological revolutions have made our lives simpler, in terms of what is physically required of us on a daily basis, but they have also made it possible for us to do a whole lot less than we ought to be doing, and we suffer for it.

We have become flabby and overweight; our joints and muscles have become stiff from lack of use. We suffer from all sorts of problems related to our lack of physical exercise; it affects us on all levels, causing high blood pressure, increased cholesterol, anxiety, depression, insomnia and the list goes on and on.

We know, too, how much better we feel for a bit of exercise. Those “feel-good” hormones lift our spirits, boost self-esteem and improve our overall sense of well-being. It’s a sort of built-in reward system. There’s a reason for that. It’s because we are meant to be active.”
Liberty Forrest, The Power and Simplicity of Self-Healing: With Scientific Proof That You Can Create Your Own Miracle

Jeff Schweitzer
“That we need help is easy to see every time we walk down the street.
The experts confirm what the obscured view in front of us tells us.
They estimate that 64% of adults in the United States are obese and
that this percentage is growing. Even our children are being affected,
as nearly every one in three American children under the age of 18
is overweight.”
Jeff Schweitzer, Calorie Wars: Fat, Fact and Fiction

Ana Claudia Antunes
“If you want to heal a broken heart,
Be smart! That's all an ancient art.
Start by loving the very small parts
That were left there shattered apart.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, Pierrot & Columbine

Donna Lynn Hope
“She may have a weight problem but you have an ugly problem.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“When a man's bank balance becomes too small, his woman flees. For a man to do the same, his woman's body — or vagina — has to do the opposite.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Technically, the better McDonald’s does, the better Virgin Active’s chances of acquiring a new client.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“In some cases, people with a body (whose size) they did not long for are victims of having a bank balance (whose size) they longed for.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Phillip C. McGraw
“You're FAT - and don't try to sugarcoat it, because you'll just eat that, too.”
Phillip C. McGraw

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“He who makes fun of a short and fat man’s weight is much less cruel than he who makes fun of his height.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Poverty, like obesity, has the tendency to add at least ten years to the appearance of its victims, especially those who are over the age of twenty.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Thomm Quackenbush
“[T]hese friends were of the female persuasion, and while by and large they were bi and large, they still represented potential threats on [her] feminine radar.”
Thomm Quackenbush, Danse Macabre (Night's Dream, #2)

Joanna Franklin Bell
“I have not always been fat. I have certainly never been this fat. I am shocked, sometimes, at how uncomfortable I am in my own skin – I would expect to be used to myself by now, having weighed more than 400 pounds for a few years now, and only exceeding 500 this past year. You can get used to anything, right?”
Joanna Franklin Bell, Take a Load Off, Mona Jamborski

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