Obesity stories, books, poems, and more

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Food is necessary for life. When food and eating becomes a compulsive disorder food becomes a toxin . Read More
Humorous exploits of a no-account, gluttonous, fatso mama’s boy in a Queens diner, trapped between a hot-to-trot waitress and a doting mother. TV sitcom. Read More

Poem / Other

June 20, 2020

Reads: 61

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A free verse poem about society's attitude toward fat people. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 06, 2020

Reads: 126

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a cautionary tale. My painting "Cézanne self portrait w/White pizza" Read More
Diabetes is growing to epidemic proportions across the world. Drugs provide a temporary solution. There are some vitamins and minerals that can help most diabetics control glucose levels and live a healthier lifestyle. Read More
Obesity has assumed epidemic proportions globally. Obesity isn't just a cosmetic concern but it increases the risk of diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. The menace of obesity is becoming larger with every passing year. That is why we all have to make concerted efforts to… Read More

Tags: obesity

Reads: 650

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

The The Imaginarium House

After three girls, Jim and Marie celebrate the birth of their longed for son... a mother's love knows no bounds. Read More
"Instead of making dieting your new year’s resolution every year, get the book, to use as a support system to make better choices to get the weight off and keeping it off Read More
Writing what I think others cannot tell. There is nothing deeper than the skin. A boy in the short story starts a revolution of appearance in the land where the appearance is but a ghost in a shell. The United States of America. A land of the mind. Read More
This is an essay about the way the media portrays body image and how it needs to change. Read More
A satire on America's obesity rates in the vein of Jonathan Franzen's "A Modest Proposal". Read More
This is an essay on the frightening state of our food industry and how important it is to educate yourself, read labels and make wise choices before you take that bite. Read More

Reads: 1474

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

The war against obesity with a shakespearian accent Read More

Tags: humor, kids, funny, obesity, fat

Reads: 864

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Hi! Here is another "game show" related story. I love it as well as the characters, as bad as some of them they may be. Viva the Underdog! Read More

Tags: humor, game, obesity, show, pork

Two thin and two fat women, each with their own particular problems. Read More

Book / Young Adult

December 18, 2011

Reads: 216

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Ever Cross moves to a new town, ready for a new start. To make new friends, maybe go to a few parties. What she didn't expect was to be bullied because she was skinny. Everyone at her new school was obese. The students, the teachers, the cafeteria workers. Ev-er-y-one. And… Read More
This poem describes a moment in time as I sat at my computer desk typing and reminiscing on everything around me, within and without... Read More
Contaminated drinking water in our cities is of increasing importance Read More

Reads: 243

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is about 19 year old Bailey Rose, a clinically depressed obese girl who suffers from compulsive eating after blaming herself for the car accident that caused the death of her best friend. Read More
The following short story is all about my hard life growing up...I wrote it in rhyming, poetry form. My mother was in a diabetic coma about 25+ years ago which has left her with brain damage. My dad raised me the best he could, all on his own. Read More
Why is it so difficult for todays young people to make healthy decisions? I think the lack of options is part of the reason, especially in healthy food choices. Read More

Poem / Humor

May 11, 2010

Reads: 465

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I'm tired of being oppressed by the weight of fat asses Read More

Reads: 1011

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Correne Johnson, 18, is all the things most women never want to be: Overweight, illiterate and unloved. And she is being molested by her Uncle. She uses her addiction to the Oprah Winfrey show and Oprah's wisdom's to challenge her Oppressor. These actions could either end her life or save… Read More

Reads: 610

Comments: 23

The Booksie Classic House

This poem was inspired by the people hurting and helping the world! Yes, sounds very dramatic, but every action counts for something! My poem is about the choices people make and my feelings towards them. Read More
Humorous poem about weight gain. Read More
My experience of living with a Swedish family for a week. Warning: Involves an obese man in his underpants. Read More
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