This story both angers me and breaks my heart—a father in Ottawa may lose custody of his kids because of his weight. And this is after he lost 150 lbs. With all of these lousy, screwed up parents out there (both moms and dads), it horrifies me that this is what they are fixating on. Screwed up priorities.
According to the American Bar Association Journal, gaining weight is a hazard of those in the legal profession. It’s all the long hours, plus sitting all the time, and stress-related eating. I hear them. Welcome to my world-it’s an ongoing struggle. Anyone working long hours in stressful environments can relate. People like to say weight gain is caused by laziness, but they forget it can be caused by overwork, among a multitude of other things. Don’t be so quick to judge.
Are you overtired? Yawning and drinking a lot of coffee during the day? Some brilliant scientists came out with this study concluding that it’s your own fault. If you weren’t so damn fat and depressed, you’d be more alert and bright-eyed. Yeah right. Maybe the scientists need to spend some time in the law offices the ABA mentioned.
It was Full Figured Fashion Week this week here in New York City. Such an important and wonderful event. I’m working like crazy so I couldn’t make it unfortunately. Last year I had a great time. Hope everyone who went enjoyed themselves!
Eating disorders aren’t just for the young. New research shows that eating disorders in older women is on the rise.
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