Obesity stories, books, poems, and more

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"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

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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

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The war against obesity with a shakespearian accent Read More

Tags: humor, kids, funny, obesity, fat

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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

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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

Poem / Poetry

July 28, 2011

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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

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A literary twist on how we view size. Read More

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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

Short Story / Poetry

February 27, 2011

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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

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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

Poem / Humor

May 11, 2010

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

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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

Poem / Poetry

March 22, 2008

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Humorous poem about weight gain. Read More

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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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