Previously published in Examiner
The following is a testimonial of an obese woman in Montreal. The pandemic medical condition is sweeping across North America as well as Montreal. New Research shows that young children who are obese will are at risk for diabetes and other medical conditions associated with obesity.
Obese Montrealers can seek help through dieticians, such programs as weight watchers and obesity clinics.
Obesity Therapists in Montréal
Weight Watchers in Montreal
Overeaters Anonymous in Montreal
The article is part of the continued series of the trials and tribulations of being obese. This examiner is well acquainted with the Montreal Lady who wrote this diary.
Diary of a Fat Woman continued
After I left finished university I tried a telephone dating service. I still did not have any luck with dating. However, I never had it as bad as Pat, at least I got the first date.
Pat told me that she always warned the men from the internet or telephone dates about her weight. But when they met her they were disappointed. She told me about one experience where she got all dressed up and when the doorbell rang the date took one look at her and said, ” Oh no you’re too fat for me,” and turned around and walked away. At least the guys I met were decent enough to have the one date.
After 23 years of being alone I finally met someone. Matt was different. He loved me from the minute he saw me and we have been together now 12 years. He understands my struggles with my weight.
Obesity is a disease. Unfortunately our emotions are connected with our food cravings. Food is the deadly comforter. If it was a matter of just saying no, pushing away the plate, controlling our eating, most people would not be obese. Food can be an addiction just like alcohol or drugs. Psychologists say food becomes the comforter for those who seek love. I know in my case it might very well be true. I have used it as my friend, and my lover all my life. Obesity is a disease and should be treated as such